segment_11_macneut - Today, leuko

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Today, we will discuss the responses of Innate  Immunity in more detail:     Discuss the role of macrophages in the innate  response and how they also communicate  information to the adaptive response.    Look at the types of chemokines that regulate  adhesion molecule expression and chemotaxis of  leukocytes.    Look at the families of adhesion molecules   Discuss the function and killing mechanism used  by neutrophils.    Look more closely at the role of complement and  acute phase proteins in the response.   Discuss the recognition mechanism and  response of natural killer cells during viral infection.
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critical role in innate  immunity.  Macrophages  (which are resident in  the tissue) are usually  the first phagocytic cell  to act during an  infection. Macrophages also 
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course MMG 451 taught by Professor Brooks during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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