Phagocytosis

The process of phagocytosis involves taking the particulate matter into a cell. Different types of cells can phagocytose at times, however, there are specialized phagocytic cells in the body of mammals namely the large macrophages and the smaller polymorphonuclear leukocytes. The particles … Continue reading

Innate immunity: An overview

Innate immunity can be defined as the non-specific immune defences that come in play in case of body invasion by an infectious agent. In the arena of body defence, just like the military organization, there is the first line to be deployed against and infectious agent, in a specific order until … Continue reading