With Cancer on the ever increasing rise in both our beloved companion animals and ourselves, I thought talking a bit about NK cells and how to improve the production of them in the body would be a good topic to begin to discuss.
I do have several articles on the immune system – what it does and how we are weakening it in our dogs but this article focuses specifically on NK cells.
NK cells also play a role in adaptive immune response. Numerous experiments have worked to demonstrate their ability to readily adjust to the immediate environment and formulate antigen-specific immunological memory, fundamental for responding to secondary infections with the same antigen. The ability for NK cells to act in both the innate and adaptive immune response is becoming increasingly important in research utilizing NK cell activity and potential cancer therapies.
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