answers discussion week X-27-08

answers discussion week X-27-08 - vessels Interferons...

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Example of CONCEPT MAP Now complete the following concept map Discussion week October 27 th 2008
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Complete the following table with the functions of these components of the immune system Cells/ compounds Functions Neutrophils The most abundant white blood cells, which kill microbes by phagocytosis Macrophages Large phagocytes that engulf microbes Eosinophils Leukocytes that attack parasitic worms with enzymes Dendritic cells Leukocytes located in the skin and lymphatic tissue that stimulates acquired immunity Natural Killer cells Leukocytes that attack the body’s infected or abnormal cells Mast cells Release histamine to initiate inflammatory response Histamine Causes vasodilatation and increased permeability of blood
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Unformatted text preview: vessels Interferons Proteins released by virus-infected cells that stimulate neighboring cells to produce substances that inhibit viral replication Complement System Set of serum proteins that causes lysis of microbes and are involved with innate and acquired defenses Lysozyme Enzyme in tears, saliva and mucus that attacks bacteria cell walls Pyrogens Substance that induce fever Label the following figures Antigen receptors in B and T lymphocytes An overview of the acquired immune response The central role of helper T cells in humoral and cell-mediated immune responses The killing action of cytotoxic T cells B cell activation in the humoral immune response...
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