How does our immune system interact with bacteria living within us that are important (or even essential) for our survival?
Immune system can be innate or adaptive types. Innate immune system is the one a person is born with. Examples are the skin, stomach acid, enzymes in tears, skin oils and mucous. Adaptive immunity is acquired and is responsible for producing antibodies specifically made to kill foreign invaders.
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Our immune system interacts with bacteria that lives within us that are important or even essential for our survival by interacting short-chain fatty...
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The immune system is responsible for identifying and destroying foreign matter, protecting the body from harm. Learn the details of immunology and the features of antibody-mediated and cell-mediated immunities.