Why have microbes not adapted to avoid being recognized by toll-like receptors?
The body reacting against foreign challenges is called immunity. The word immunity is obtained from the Latin terminology immunis, which means exempt. Thus, it is the state of protection or resistance exhibited by the host body against pathogens or infections. Innate and adaptive immunity are two categories of the immune system.
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Toll-like receptors are part of the immune system responsible for pattern recognition of foreign entities. These receptors are microbial sensing...
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Learn what immunity is. Explore what the two basic types of immunity are, natural immunity vs. vaccinations, what active immunity is, and the importance of immunity.