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RE: New evidence Venomoid Snakes at risk

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Posted by: yasin1 at Thu Mar 25 15:42:46 2010  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by yasin1 ]  
   

One type of immunity is also caused by prolonged exposure to an antigen. Like if you keep injecting yourself with small doses of venom in increasing amounts, you will eventually become immune to that specific venom, a lot of people do this. On the other hand, if you stop injecting yourself, you will surely lose your immunity in time. This is an example of antigen dependent immunity.

Very interesting observation Al, blew my mind!
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