Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Short Communication Volume 6 Issue 4

Mucus: Nonspecific Defense Mechanisms

B Deivasigamani*

CAS in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamaali University, Parangipettai Tamil Nadu, India

*Corresponding Author: B Deivasigamani, CAS in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences, Annamaali University, Parangipettai Tamil Nadu, India.

Received: February 06, 2023; Published: March 02, 2023

The mucosal immune system comprises the largest immune. The Nonspecific defense mechanisms are skin, mucous membranes, secretions, excretions, enzymes, inflammatory responses and the presence of other diseases. The epidermal mucus of fish serves as the first line of defence against infectious organisms, physical and chemical irritants and pollutants. Also, many bacteria inhabits in the epidermal mucus of fish. It has already been reported in certain species that, the epidermal mucus possess potent anti-microbial activity.



Citation: B Deivasigamani. “Mucus: Nonspecific Defense Mechanisms". Acta Scientific Microbiology 6.4 (2023): 09.


Copyright: © 2022 B Deivasigamani. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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