Antigen - the humoral and cell-mediated responses both rely...

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Antigen-presenting cells: phagocytose, digest, and display prospective antigens; macrophages, B cells, dendritic cells o Dendritic cells: Macrophage-like cells with long spike- and sheet-like protrusions, include Langerhans cells in the epidermis Antigen receptors:
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Unformatted text preview: the humoral and cell-mediated responses both rely on antigen receptors; ligands and receptors; includes antibodies o Receptor: that to which a ligand binds, specific to different ligands o Ligand: binds to receptor, lock and key interaction with receptor...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2011 for the course BIME 2102 taught by Professor Kim during the Spring '11 term at UVA.

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