Item Details

Cell Wars [electronic resource]

Actuality Films (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Biotechnology combines man and mouse to track and attack man's most feared diseases, using cells to kill killer cells. Exceptional computer animation demonstrates how the body's immune system works. The program explains the role of antibodies in vaccinations and allergies, and shows the uses of monoclonal antibodies in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of different types of tumors, as well as the immune system deficiency syndrome AIDS.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
22 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 27, 2008.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
The Life Revolution: On the Frontier of Biogenetic Engineering
Life Revolution
Contents
  • Cellular Defense Systems: Macrophages and Killer Cells (3:11)
  • Immune System Response: Vaccines and Allergies (1:47)
  • Immune System: Biotechnology and Antibodies (1:44)
  • Donor Tissue and Immune System (4:20)
  • Antibodies and Cancer Detection and Treatment (3:20)
  • Animal Proteins Weaken Human Immune Response (3:42)
  • Human Cells to Defeat Cancer (1:48)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008].
Publisher no.
  • 33043s Films Media Group
  • 33052 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (22 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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