Components of the Innate immune system

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  1. Antimicrobial peptides
    kill microorganisms
  2. Complement
    • Enhances phagocytosis (opsonization)
    • Induces inflammation
    • Kills some microorganisms
  3. Cytokines
    Activatee innate and adaptive defenses
  4. Chemokines
    attract leukocytes
  5. Kinins
    Induce inflammation
  6. Acute phase proteins
    Enhance cellular and humoral defenses
  7. Enzymes
    Kill and digest microorganisms
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Components of the Innate immune system
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2013-10-30 03:02:31
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Humoral components of the Innate immune system
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