Tiny Bombs in your Blood - The Complement System

  • Published on: 28 July 2019
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    One of the key players of our immune system is the complement system. An army of millions and trillions of tiny bombs, which work together in a complex and elegant dance to stop intruders in your body.

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  • Gavin Kim
    Gavin Kim   9 hours ago

    You should make immune system 3 with everything in it

  • Skiler Ketchum
    Skiler Ketchum   13 hours ago

    "...wasps."Me: No!"Now imagine those wasps turning into louses."Me: AW FRICK AW FRICK AW FRICK

  • HeavenThird
    HeavenThird   15 hours ago

    Imagine these little guys losing their fight against one deadly bacteria :( they made so much effort but cant fight ebola or super bacteria

  • Loladin Masterpowah Lammer

    I enjoyed this video like it was a science fiction film... But it was a science video and it was waaay too short.BTW are there other videos about the other inmune mechanisms?

  • Devanshu Soneta
    Devanshu Soneta   23 hours ago

    Best of Luck for Future Kurzgesadt....🇮🇳🇮🇳

  • Kot t
    Kot t   1 days ago

    Это очень круто!

  • Skater Bro
    Skater Bro   1 days ago

    Great content.This is this channel in a nutshell.

  • Baldwin xu
    Baldwin xu   2 days ago

    you guys make viruses sound so cute

  • Emmalyn Phillips
    Emmalyn Phillips   2 days ago

    You guys are awesome! I showed this to my fifth grade class and everybody went crazy they loved it!

  • Kuro
    Kuro   2 days ago

    Bacteria enters in your bodyProteins: ATTACK, FOR THE MOTHERLAND, URAAAAAAA

  • 김유정
    김유정   3 days ago


  • Samuel Estrada
    Samuel Estrada   3 days ago

    This would make a great Clash of Clans-style game

    DRGIZMO29   3 days ago

    that's the nicest promotion ever

  • TIG3RR
    TIG3RR   3 days ago

    Am I the only one who thought in the Thumbnail that it was those things you see when you stand up too fast?

  • J The Nerd
    J The Nerd   3 days ago

    It seems Macrophages got an upgrade since last cell video.

  • OmNomLet
    OmNomLet   3 days ago

    Bacteria: i fear no man but that thing it scares me

  • Miss. Tool
    Miss. Tool   4 days ago

    I really enjoy your videos! Especially the immune system ones, so I hope that you'll cover all parts of the immune system, one by one, because that would be very interesting to watch, as usual, thank you for your hard work!

  • Joe ruro
    Joe ruro   4 days ago

    Why isn't there a kurzgesagt style mobile game tho

  • Uber Cena
    Uber Cena   4 days ago

    Kurzgesagt: Imagine being covered in flies. Now, imagine them turning into wasps.Me: Flatlines

  • Medo
    Medo   4 days ago

    I'm a programmer and this is something I'd actually like to turn into a game. Maybe take the concept of the Dyson sphere video and turn that into a game too!

  • milli park
    milli park   4 days ago

    Can you explain auto immune diseases? thank you.

  • TheDiabeticGameMaster

    This is so fucking insane and complicated that I am in awe at all the scientists who spent entire careers figuring this out for us.