White blood cell Essays

  • White Blood Cell Monologue

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    another group of heros(white blood cell) and I think I need to get myself a sidekick so that I can teach him my ways to fight become strong because it is almost my final day as a white blood cell. I finally made it to bone marrow, it also looks like i’m right on time for the new white cells to come, woah there are too many coming out at once and I don 't know which one to pick. Then, I saw that cell, it looked pretty strong, looked arrogant and very tough for a white blood cell, I went straight to him

  • Immune System Research Paper

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    ideal environment for the microbes such as bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi to enter the body. Thus, it is the jobs of the immune system to keep them out by protect the body from the harmful substances. Immune system is when the networks of cells and tissues work together to defend the body against the foreign invaders.(Menche,2012 and National Institute Health,2003). According to the Latin word, immune come from the word immunis which is free or untouched. So it is mean that our body must

  • The Adaptive Immune System

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    that protect against various diseases is known as immune system(97). Immune system can be classified broadly in two sub-systems, the innate immune system versus the adaptive immune system, or humoral immunity versus cell mediated immunity. In humans, the blood-brain barrier, blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier separate peripheral immune system from the neuroimmune system which protects the brain(98). Malfunctioning of immune system can result in autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer

  • The Innate Immune System

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    Compare and contrast the biological processes underlining the innate and adaptive immunity The complexity of the human immune system comprises of specialised cells(leukocytes), proteins (antibodies, lysozymes), tissues (lymphatic vessels), and organs (spleen) working together to fight off pathogens due to constant exposure. The first line of defence is the innate immune system which reacts rapidly to the pathogens. Whilst the adaptive immune system responds slowly to infection and also possesses

  • How Does Diversity Affect My Life

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    have been affecting me since day one. Although some people may think of this as a negative thing in my life, I believe it to be positive because of the way that it has brought my family closer together. Since I was born all I have ever known was blood tester strips hiding in every spot in our house and car, the smell of insulin, and the familiar clunking of a dialysis machine. My mother has type one diabetes and a failed kidney. Every since I have been born we have been struggling with this as a

  • Examples Of Childhood Memories

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    Memories can be as vivid as the day they occurred. In my opinion, this is truest when it comes to childhood memories. As a child, my parents, my younger siblings, and I went every summer to our cabin on Wabamun Lake, located in Fallis. These are where some of my fondest childhood memories occurred and remain with me to this very day. On these vacations, I spent time with my family, heard my moms memories, saw the town, explored nature, and enjoyed the quiet. Spending time with my family was my

  • Unit 11 Physiology Of Human Body System Essay

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    lymphocytes which the white blood cells involved in immunity which are activate when they are in contact with antigens. Also the lymphatic system stops fluid form building up in the tissues in our body and its acts as a filter for the blood and removes the pathogens and antigens from the blood. Role of the parts: Lymph nodes – Lymph nodes are enclosed, located around the lymph vessels. Lymph nodes are a key organ of the immune system and they make white blood cells which help fight off diseases

  • Why Is It Important To Identify Antigen-Specific Defense

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    about a week. Which cells are involved? White blood cells (macrophages, natural killer cells, neutrophils, mast cells, eosinophils and dendritic cells). Lymphocytes (B cells and T cells). Relation between exposure and immunological memory? The same response takes place every time a pathogen is present, meaning that there is no relation between exposure and immunological memory. There is a relation for the adaptive immunity, this is because the T and B cells have memory cells, meaning that if a pathogen

  • Essay On Immune System

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    called the immune system. The immune system is a complex network of organs containing cells that recognize foreign substances in the body and destroy them. It protects vertebrates against pathogens, or infectious agents, such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, and other parasites. The human immune system is the most complex. Although there are many potentially harmful

  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

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    marrow to create too many red blood cells, white blood cells, or platelets.” Normally, the bone marrow would make immature blood cells, or blood stem cells, that would develop into a myeloid or lymphoid stem cell. The lymphoid cell would develop into a white blood cell, and the myeloid cell would develop into either a red blood cell, platelet, or a white blood cell. The white blood cells fight disease and infection, the platelets clot the blood, and the red blood cells carry oxygen throughout the body

  • Essay On The Lymphatic System

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    removal of excess fluids including red blood cells from the body, absorption of fatty acids as well as helping to transfer fatty substances and chyle to the circulatory system. And, it helps in the production of lymphocytes, monocytes, and antibody producing cells which help to strengthen our immune system against any invaders that make us sick. Like the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system is made up of vessels. Although, it lacks a heart that pumps blood such as what is obtainable in the cardiovascular

  • Physiology Essay: The Lymphatic System

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    Anatomy and Physiology Assignment 2 – Essay The Lymphatic System The lymphatic system has three primary functions. It drains excess interstitial fluid from tissue spaces and returns it to the blood, enabling circulatory blood volume to be maintained; transports lipids and lipid-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K absorbed through the gastrointestinal tract; and is responsible for the body’s adaptive (specific) immunity, ie. defences against microbes that breach its innate (non-specific) immunity (eg

  • Sjogren's Syndrome Essay

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    Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disease where an individual’s own white blood cells attack their own body, specifically their moisture-secreting glands. The cause of Sjogren’s is unknown, but an abnormal immune response occurs where the body’s white blood cells mistakenly attack exocrine glands. Many areas of the body can be affected by this chronic disease. Some of the first noticeable symptoms are dry mouth (xerostomia) due to salivary glands being attacked and dry eyes (xerophthalmia) due

  • Sickle Cell Anemia Paper

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    sickle cell anemia. It all comes down to a lack in red blood cell count. This lack is very important because our bodies need oxygen to operate correctly. There are ways to prevent some types of anemia. It is good to know your family’s history because some types of anemia are passed down through the family. If the body has a lack of oxygen some very severe things may occur. These things include stroke and disruption in growth. In the Aplastic anemia, the body is lacking in more than just red blood cells

  • Essay On Advantages And Disadvantages Of Antibiotics

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    microorganisms and some of them are operative against many types of diseases. Antibiotics can kill the pathogens within the body and they only kill the bacteria, not harm any body cells. Another advantage of antibiotics is that they aren’t very costly and are usually affordable. Certain antibiotics are also developed to kill certain human cells and are used to cure cancer. All these features of antibiotics are a huge advantage but on the other hand, they have certain disadvantages. Overuse or misuse of antibiotic

  • Gingivitis Research Paper

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    Introduction Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gingiva. Plaque is a requirement for the development of gingivitis (Informational Paper, 1999). Periodontitis is a polymicrobial disease in which disease expression involves intricate interactions of the plaque biofilm with the host inflammatory response and subsequent alterations in bone and connective tissue metabolism (Kornman, 2008)1. Although mechanical plaque control methods have the potential to maintain adequate levels of oral hygiene, clinical

  • Informative Essay On Lupus

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    cause for it, it is chronic. This affects the inside of your body including your organs, heart, lungs, kidneys, blood vessels, brain and joints. Your skin can also be damaged as well. When one has this disease it means that your immune system which fights off bacteria, infection, and germs, your body has a harder time at protecting itself. Everyone’s body produces protein or B cells which are known as antibodies, it defends the body from viruses. Since lupus is an autoimmune disease, it is very

  • Personal Narrative: Short Story: Steven Ng Teen Cheong

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    The lads were trapped and they knew pretty well that the old man will not give up so easily. Highly intoxicated, they were not in any mood to compromise their freedom which meant finding a way out of the tight situation they were in, and the only road out of the neighbourhood was blocked by this gutsy old man, Steven Ng Teen Cheong. It was a classic OK Corral showdown again but instead of being the famous Marshal Wyatt Earp of Tombstone, Arizona packing a six shooter firearm it was Steven Ng, the

  • Essay On Blood Clots

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    THROMBOSIS When a blood vessel is injured, the cells of your blood bond together to form a blood clot. The blood clot helps you stop bleeding. Blood clots are made of a combination of blood cells, platelets (small sticky cells that speed up the clot-making process), and fibrin (protein that forms a thread-like mesh to trap cells). Doctors call this kind of blood clot a “thrombus.” Blood clots are good when they help seal a cut to stop bleeding. But sometimes, a blood clot can form when it is not

  • Nt1310 Unit 1 Case Study Answers

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    1. Antibody immunity uses B cells to secrete antibodies. The antibodies are circulated through the plasma cells in the body and bind to the transplant. They then attack the transplant because they see it as a foreign body. Cell-mediated immunity also works to attack the "foreign body" but is uses T cells that are directly attached to the transplant. This eliminates the infected cell" before it has time to multiply. (Alberts, B. 1970) 2. Your immune system is constantly working to fight off foreign