The Anti-SM Antibody: An Overview for Medical Professionals

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The human body functions in amazing ways to keep foreign invaders from entering. Upon detection, immune cells act to neutralize and remove pathogens. They tag them as dangerous, endocytosis, phagocytosis, and pinocytosis. Blood proteins called antibodies essentially sniff out specific antigens, discerning between self and non-self particles. Then, they appropriately dispose of them. Unfortunately, the body gets mixed… Read more »