Immunology Study notes

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Immunology Study notes Common mylenoid progenitor cells Give rise to RBCs Monocytes Circulating blood cells that differentiate into macrophages in the tissues Eosinophils Phagocytic cells that are important in the body’s defence against parasites Dendritic cells An antigen presenting cell derived from monocytes that is not phagocytic NK cells Display cytotoxic activity against a wide range of tumour cells and against most cells infected by viruses Lymphoid dendritic cells Antigen presenting cell that arises from the same precursor as a T cell, but not the same as a macrophage Mast cells WBC’s that migrate into the tissues and play an important role in the development of allergies Neutrophils Generally first cells to arrive at the site of inflammation M cells Cells important in sampling antigens of the intestinal lumen and responding accordingly Bone marrow stromal cells Secrete colony stimulating factors Lymphocytes Members of a category of cells not found in jawless fish NK1-Tcell
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course MICR 3230 taught by Professor Kaushik/mallard during the Fall '10 term at University of Guelph.

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