White blood cells: defense against disease

Japan, 1961

Film
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Shows how the white blood cells capture the diseased organisms and destroy them. Special cells not only destroy bacteria, but are also capable of removing white blood cells that have been overcome in their battle with the invading organisms. Removal of invading organisms prevents them from multiplying and overwhelming the body defences. Shows the white blood cells in all the various work they do.

Credits

production company

Tokyo Shinema

Language

English

Duration

00:10:27:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30430

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Defense reaction (Physiology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Blood - Diseases

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Blood cells

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body, Human

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Defense reaction (Physiology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Defense reaction (Physiology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Japan

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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