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glossary:adaptive_immunity [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||(1)Known as immune components of the [[immune system]] that are acquired after birth; the response of antigen-specific lymphocytes to [[antigen]], including the development of immunological memory. Also referred to as learned or acquired [[immunity]].|
|+||(2) is characterized by specific [[immune response]]s to an [[antigen]], including [[antibody]] production by [[B cell]]s and the selection of active [[T cell]]s with aT [[cell]] receptor|