Lecture 10 - • What is the general cause of autoimmune...

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Lecture 10 - Vaccines and Immune Disorders READING ASSIGNMENT Chapter 18: pp. 501-506 Chapter 19: pp. 523-546 STUDY GUIDE Chapter 18 Characteristics of different types of vaccines (Attenuated, inactivated whole-agent, toxoid, Subunit, DNA vaccines). What are the characteristics of an effective vaccine? What are four strategies to generate vaccines using recombinant DNA technology? What are the similarities and differences between attenuated and inactivated vaccines? Chapter 19 Know three types of hypersensitivity discussed in class and examples of each.
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Unformatted text preview: • What is the general cause of autoimmune diseases? • Explain how Grave’s disease, multiple sclerosis, type I diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis develop. (i.e., what are the target cells? What immune components are recognizing them?) • What is the difference between a primary and secondary immunodeficiency? Give an example of each. Terms to define: • Herd Immunity • Antitoxin • Antiserum • Self-tolerance • Desensitization...
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