Humoral immune response
humoral immune response
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- The response of the immune system mediated by B cells that produces circulating antibodies active against extracellular bacterial and viral infections. (Contrast with cellular immune response.)
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.