12ImmunityFQ

12ImmunityFQ - What are lymphocytes? What kinds of...

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Immunity Focus Questions 1. What are the most common routes of entry and invasion of pathogenic organisms? What simple protection mechanisms do these routes of entry have in common? What types of immune defense meet organism that make it past the initial protection mechanisms? How are signaling and coordination achieved across the various immune defenses? 2. Which components (levels) of the immune system have the ability to specifically identify objects and cells as being foreign or native? How? What are specific examples of how it happens? 3. What are the main components of innate immunity and how do they fight infection? 4. Adaptive immunity works mostly through lymphocytes.
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Unformatted text preview: What are lymphocytes? What kinds of lymphocytes exist and what is their general mechanism of operation? 5. What are the types of T cells? How do T cells recognize objects as foreign or native? How do they fight foreign pathogens? 6. How is the mechanism of B cell recognition of foreign antigens different from that of T cells? What are immunoglobulins and how do they relate to B cells? How is the great diversity of immunoglobulin binding achieved? David H. Bos (2009). This material can be used for non-profit educational purposes, if properly attributed. All other uses are prohibited unless written permission is granted....
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