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Antigens cause the body to produce antibodies.

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What is the substance that causes the body to produce antibodies?

Pathogens will cause the body to produce antibodies. Pathogens are organisms that cause disease. Pathogens include bacteria,viruses,and fungi.


What are materials in plasma?

Plasma is a fluid like substance in the body transports dissolved substances in the body and protects from the diseases.some of the compositions are platelets, vitamins, hormones, antibodies etc..,


Does lymphoid macrophages secrete antibodies into the blood?

There's a lot we don't currently know about lymphoid (ED3) Macrophages but it's relatively safe to assume that they do not have any major role in secreting antibodies. Macrophages tend to engulf and enzymatically destroy foreign objects in the body, this is their major purpose, if that object is coated in antibodies they're better at destroying it but they do not produce those antibodies themselves. The only real way that macrophages affect antibody production is that after destruction of intruder they'll present elements of the intruder to another variety of immune cell which will then go on to produce antibodies, it's also possible that they will produce interleukins or other compounds to upregulate antibody production but again: macrophages are not known to produce antibodies.


What is also known as acquired immunity?

Acquired immunity is a form of immunity gained from bacteria or viruses by the body ITSLEF. Essentially the body has encountered the pathogen (bacteria/virus) and learnt by itself which anti-bodies to produce to fight it. Once the body has found which antibodies are the most effective this information is stored in "memory cells" which, if encounter the same pathogen can quickly make the correct type antibodies to fight the invading pathogen and defeat it quickly. (antibodies are produced by lymphocytes which neutralize toxins and clump bacterium together meaning the phagocytes can engulf them quicker and digest via enzymes) acquired immunity is "natural" including Innate immunity (antibodies passed through placenta/breast milk. artificial immunity includes Active (given modified bacteria which does no harm but body learns how to produce antibodies) and Passive (injected with Antibodies - requires "top-up")


What would provide immunity by causing a body to produce antibodies to the pathogen using a weakened or dead pathogen?

You are giving the definition of a vaccine but not "what is the following to choose from"

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What substance causes the body to produce antibodies?

Antigens cause the body to produce antibodies.


What is the substance that causes the body to produce antibodies?

Pathogens will cause the body to produce antibodies. Pathogens are organisms that cause disease. Pathogens include bacteria,viruses,and fungi.


Substance that causes the body to produce antibodies?

Fresh fruit is a very good way to help your body produce antibodies. There is a juice called "naked" that is very good for this. Herbal teas are also very helpful.


How often does the immune system produce antibodies?

When a foreign substance enters the body.


Which class of antibodies causes allergies?

A class of antibodies that cause allergies are allergens. Allergens are a foreign substance that causes an allergic reaction in the body.


How does the body produce antibodies?

The body starts producing antibodies when it detects an antigen.


What causes the increase of lymphocytes in a person?

When you're sick your body produces lymphocytes because they produce antibodies.


Do viruses produce antibodies?

No, your body produces antibodies to the virus. :)


What substance causes antibodies to be released?

Any particle which is consider as a foreign or allian organism by the body are known as antigen and the proteins whcih are formed against them are called antibodies


What does your body produce when you receive a vaccine?

Antibodies


Vaccines are introduced into the body to produce?

antibodies


Are antibodies organisms that produce infection?

No, antibodies are produced by your body to fight infection.

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