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The Immune System: Cellular Immunity 1. Cytokines are small proteins that transfer information within the immune system. List the actions of cytokines given in this Topic: • ______________________________________________ • ______________________________________________ • ______________________________________________ • ______________________________________________ • ______________________________________________ 2. Interleukin-1, a cytokine, acts as a chemical alarm to alert the immune system to the presence of a pathogen. List the three actions given for interleukin-1 in this Topic: • ______________________________________________ • ______________________________________________ • ______________________________________________ 3. Interleukin-2, released by helper T cells, causes proliferation of activated lymphocytes. This process is called _____________________________. 4. The two major classes of lymphocytes that mediate cellular immunity are based on the presence of surface proteins called ______ proteins. The most common are those with the ______ markers. 5. Below are the two major classes of cells with CD protein markers. List what the cells become and what class of MHC proteins they bind. CD4 cells: - most become _____________ cells but some become ___________________ cells - bind to __________ MHC proteins CD8 cells: - all become _____________ cells - bind to ____________ MHC proteins 6. The HIV virus binds to CD4 surface proteins and destroys the _____________ cells.
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7. The _______ proteins are one major class of self-antigens.
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2009 for the course BIO 203 taught by Professor Johncabot during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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