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How does spleen functions as an organ of our immune system.

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Physiological barrier:

  • Saliva in the mouth and tear contain an anti bacterial substance.
  • HC1 scented by the stomach (C) Cytokine barriers: Interferon are the proteins which are produced by the body cells in response to viral infection and they protect the noninfected cell from viral infection.
  • Spleen acts as filter of blood by trapping the blood borne microbes. It contain phagocytes which destroy the microbes through phagocytosis.

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