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An important cell in our immune response arsenal is the B cell, a white blood cell that fights infection by producing antibodies. However, if the B cell homeostasis is disrupted some of the cells may produce auto-antibodies which attack host tissue. Dr Tam Quach, an instructor...

Our gut acts as a reservoir for trillions of commensal microbiotas (organisms that derive food and other benefits without harming or benefitting their host). In healthy individuals these microorganisms do not elicit a pathological immune response. This relationship has developed over millennia with co-evolution occurring. Diet and environmental influences today...