Immunosuppressive agents

Immunosuppressive agents

Immunosuppressive agents

Immunosuppressive agents Immunosuppressive agents are those that suppress immune response. They are used in transplantation surgery and in situations that require suppression of host immunity. The agents are as follows: X-irradiation Radiometric drugs Corticosteroids Antimetabolites Antilymphocyte serum X-irradiation: Sublethal dose of irradiation is toxic to replicating cells and is used to suppress antibody formation. Antibody …

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