Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Immune-System Wars

Did you know that your Immune System is able to create and maintain armed-forces? The fighters, perhaps 10 million or more unique varieties, are known as antibodies. Genes coding for antibodies can be shuffled to create the necessary variety of antibodies capable of recognizing an infinite number of distinct antigens. Every time you are exposed to harmful organisms and are able to avoid getting sick, thank your Immune System fighters. It really is a star-wars story.

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