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Immune System: Drosophila Immune System

Drosophila’s immune system is a model for the innate immune response.

Watch the animation below to learn how Drosophila’s immune response works! Remember that Drosophila’s innate immune response is similar to humans’ innate immune response.

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Editor: Carol Elland
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Last Updated: September 2006
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