BIOL125_Ch15 Study Guide

BIOL125_Ch15 Study Guide - Note: The below given guide is...

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Note: The below given guide is to help you focus on the topics that you need to be thorough. Be aware that it cannot be used solely for the exam preparation. It cannot replace lecture notes, and text book on the topics discussed in the class. . Chapter 15 : Specific defenses or adaptive immunity Understand the following terms with examples o Antigen, antibody, immunity, immunogen, antigenic determinant, epitope, heptin Types of antibodies: o Structure o Types: A, D, E, G and M o Function, location, size, complement fixation, transfer to fetus or new born Major Histocompatibility complex: understand the terms with examples and their applications o MHC antigens: Class I and Class II o Purpose o application Receptors found on the immune cells T cell and B cell receptors differences and similarities Theories explaining the immune cell development and maintenance Clonal selection ( relation to development of immune tolerance) Clonal expansion T cell and B cell maturation Types of acquired immunity: understand each with examples
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2009 for the course BIOL 125 taught by Professor Dr.sujathapamula during the Spring '09 term at San Jacinto.

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