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Keyword - Immunity (KW-0391)

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Definition

Protein involved in immunity, any immune system process that functions in the response of an organism to a potential internal or invasive threat. The vertebrate immune system is formed by the innate immune system (composed of phagocytes, complement, antimicrobial peptides, etc) and by the adaptive immune system which consists of T- and B-lymphocytes.

Synonyms

  • Immune response

Category

Biological process

GOi

immune system process [ GO:0002376 ]

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ImmunityBiological process