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Listed under:  Science  >  Life  >  Animal structure and function  >  Body systems  >  Immune system  >  Antibodies
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When viruses attack

When the human body detects a virus (a type of microorganism), it responds by producing antibodies, which protect human cells from being attacked. Watch this clip as Australian immunologist Professor Ian Frazer uses a model to demonstrate how virus cells attach themselves to human cells and how antibodies block them. Find ...

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Artificial Immunity

This resource consists of 2 sets of automated illustrated slides with voice over presenting detailed information and explanations of the role of vaccines in offering artificial immunity against disease.

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Vaccines

Students use this resource consisting of eleven slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand that immunisations and medicines can be used to help the body fight infections. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.

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Defence Mechanisms of the Body

This resource consists of 3 sets of automated illustrated slides with voice over presenting detailed information about the bodies defence against pathogens and examples of diseases and their pathogens.