Questions and Answers > University of New England - BIOLOGY 309Immune system

1. Describe the similarities and differences between innate and acquiredimmunity.Nonspecific (Innate) immunity: same regardless of the pathogen-always ready-Barrier defenses: first line of defense-block and inactivate the pathogen before it enters the body-ex: skin, mucus membrane, oil secretions, good bacterium-Inflammatory response: second line of defense-antimicrobial proteins-phagocytes-requir ...[Show More]

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