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Search Results for: natural active immunity

Natural active immunity

Definition noun An active immunity acquired by experiencing and having recovered from a disease. Supplement Active immunity... Read More

Natural passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity acquired by the fetus or newborn from the mother via the placental transfer of antibodies... Read More

Artificial active immunity

Definition noun An active immunity acquired by vaccination (i.e. the injection of vaccine containing active antigens to... Read More

Artificial passive immunity

Definition noun A passive immunity acquired by means of injection of serum containing antibodies to an individual who may... Read More

Antibody

Definition noun, plural: antibodies Any of the numerous Y-shaped gamma globulin proteins found in the blood or lymph, and... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

CRISPR caused gene damage? Rise and pitfall of the gene-editor

CRISPR as a gene-editing tool made a prodigious leap forward in science. In 2015, it was heralded as Science’s 2015... Read More