Viruses and immune function

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Story Behind the Scenes by Kelly Dolezal
Illustrated by Sabine Deviche and Dr. Biology

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Prologue

There are battles that are fought each day around the planet. The invading forces are those of viruses and bacteria. Left alone they would take over and destroy every cell!

It is up to some key defense systems to battle and destroy these forces. Our immune system is one such defense system. A collection of special cells in our body are ready to attack any unwanted bacteria and virus. Together these cells are able to seek out and destroy unwanted viruses and return our bodies to their normal working order.

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This story has young actors playing the role of the cells that fight infections in our body. Each cell has a special job that they do that helps our body do work and fight off infections like viruses. As you will see there are many different cells that work together to fight off infections like viruses.

 

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  • Article: Story Behind the Scenes
  • Author(s): Dr. Biology
  • Publisher: Arizona State University School of Life Sciences Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: March 17, 2011
  • Date accessed: May 23, 2018
  • Link: https://askabiologist.asu.edu/viral-attack-prologue

APA Style

Dr. Biology. (2011, March 17). Story Behind the Scenes. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved May 23, 2018 from https://askabiologist.asu.edu/viral-attack-prologue

American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/

Chicago Manual of Style

Dr. Biology. "Story Behind the Scenes". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 17 March, 2011. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/viral-attack-prologue

MLA 2017 Style

Dr. Biology. "Story Behind the Scenes". ASU - Ask A Biologist. 17 Mar 2011. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 23 May 2018. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/viral-attack-prologue

Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
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