LO5-Lymphatic - immunity? 15. What are antigens? 16. What...

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Due Thursday, May 6 th 1. What are the components of the lymphatic system? 2. What is the significance of lacteals? 3. What are lymphocytes and what are their functions? 4. Name the functions of lymphatic tissue. 5. What are the functions of the spleen? 6. How does the thymus differ from other lymphoid tissues? 7. What is a pathogen? 8. Compare and contrast the specific and nonspecific defenses. 9. Briefly describe the mechanism of action of phagocytes. 10. Identify the role of natural killer cells. 11. Know the flowchart of events in inflammation as it is depicted in Figure 21.3 on Page 792. 12. What are interferons and how are they used as antiviral agents? 13. What is the cause of fever? 14. What is the difference between cell-mediated immunity and antibody-mediated
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Unformatted text preview: immunity? 15. What are antigens? 16. What are the differences between complete and incomplete antigens? 17. What is the major difference between MHC class 1 and MHC class 2 in antigen presentation? 18. Know the fate of lymphocytes as they develop in red bone marrow. 19. What are the functions of antigen presenting cells? 20. How is active humoral immunity achieved? 21. What are the five classes of immunoglobulin? Very briefly describe their function (in one sentence) 22. How are the functions of CD4 and CD8 different? 23. What is the significance of cluster differentiation (CD) markers? 24. Briefly describe the functions of the various T cells. 25. What is an autoimmune disorder?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2010 for the course ANP ANP 242 taught by Professor Sargizi during the Spring '10 term at Nashville State Community College.

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