MCB50%20Final%20Exam%20practice%20questions - MCB50...

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MCB50 Practice Exam questions Chart A. Fill in the chart on hypersensitivity Type of hypersensitivity Mediated by adaptive immune response: Inflammation a result of: Example Immune complex drug reaction Type III IgG Mechanical blockage of joints/capillaries. Dust Allergies Rh factor incompatibility Poison Oak reaction Chart B Fill in the chart below assuming NO immunosuppressive drug treatment. Transplanted solid organ from donor to recipient Type of Graft Accepted/Rejected Person A Person A skingraft Autograft Accepted Person A Person B liver transplant Brother Identical twin brother kidney transplant Chimpanzee Person A heart transplant 1. Type I hypersensitivity is responsible for most "classic allergies" which are immune responses to foreign antigens that are normally innocuous. A. How do primary (early) immune mediators of Type I Hypersensitivity such as histamine cause the symptoms of allergies to pollen? B. What are the late mediators that characterize Type I Hypersensitivity? 2. How do some people have an inherited predisposition to cancer? 3. Stress hormones produced by the central nervous system act on the immune system but the central nervous system (CNS) is also able to make cytokines. A. How do these hormones act on the innate immune response? B.
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2009 for the course MCB 50 taught by Professor Beatty during the Spring '09 term at Berkeley.

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