Understanding the immune system (part II) - March 2004. How do AIDS vaccines prepare different parts of the immune system to fight HIV?


There are two branches or \"arms\" of the acquired immune system: humoral (or antibody-mediated) immunity and cellular (or cell-mediated) immunity. These two kinds of immunity are described and AIDS vaccines designed to stimulate each one are discussed.


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Published 1 January 2004