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Infectious Diseases - Immunity

This is an interactive resource produced by the ABPI. In the resource, students can find out about how the human immune system tackles infectious diseases. The resource describes how antigens identify foreign pathogens and the immune response that is produced. Animations illustrate processes such as antigen-antibody binding and the production of memory cells following vaccination. The final section describes how monoclonal antibodies can be used in diagnosis and testing.

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