Immune System

The functions of the immune system have been discussed in detail by the preceding paper. It also puts light on the functions of the complement system and various cells of the immune system. Apart from that, it also analyzes the impact of Type 1 Diabetes mellitus on the functioning of the immune system.

The immune system can be defined as a complex network of a number of tissues, organs and cells that work in an integrated manner in order protect the body from the attacks of foreign invaders. These invaders generally include the pathogens, such as viruses, bacteria, worms and fungi etcetera and the microbes. ("Understanding the," 2003) The functions of the immune system can be classified as non-specific or general and specific. The non-specific functions of the immune system include the barriers to entry, discharge of protective proteins, phagocytes, use of natural killer cells and the inflammatory...
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