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Importance of immunity
- NK (Natural Killer) Cell
- NK Cells are immune cells with a function to automatically detect and remove bacteria caused by external sources as well as malignant cells created within the body.
- NK cells directly destroy virus-infected cells and cancer cells, which are the cells that exhibit ‘abnormal behavior’. NK cells are responsible for innate immunity of our body.
- Among other various immune cells, NK cells are effective in preventing the development, proliferation, metastasis and recurrence of cancer.
The function of the immune system