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The Immune System: Friend and Foe

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A wide overview of the immune system, presented by HHMI investigators John W. Kappler, PhD, and Philippa Marrack, PhD

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A wide overview of the immune system, presented by HHMI investigators John W. Kappler, PhD, and Philippa Marrack, PhD

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by John W. Kappler, PhD

The human body has at least a trillion ways of recognizing that something foreign has invaded.

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by Philippa Marrack, PhD

The immune system recognizes invaders in a complex way.

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by John W. Kappler, PhD

Normally the trillions of lymphocytes in the human body do not attack their host. 

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by Philippa Marrack, PhD

Some organisms have evolved ways of evading or subverting the body's defenses.

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