Section 1-Immuno supplement

Section 1-Immuno supplement - in various tissues, mostly...

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Granulocytes Neutrophils Polymorphonuclear Cells – Nucleus can take on many lobular shapes. Granules are neither acidic or alkaline. Primary activity is through phagocytosis Production rate is about 1011 per day Survival in blood stream 6-12 hours Survival of activated cells 1-2 days Immature neutrophils are called band cells. Eosinophils Eos derived from Greek for dawn, philos for fond of. Cells stain red with Giemsa stain. These cells are formed in the bone marrow then circulate for short time and accumulate
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Unformatted text preview: in various tissues, mostly the GI tract. Stimulus is interleukin-5. Active in fighting parasites. Asthma may represent an abnormality in the coordination of parasitic attacks. Basophils and Mast Cells Stain with basic dyes, cells maybe derived from same stem cells. Work together against parasitic infection. Basophils circulate and Mast cells are dispersed throughout vascular epithelia. Mast cells have high affinity receptors for IgE. Cells are primary source of histamine....
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2011 for the course PATH 1 taught by Professor Tay during the Spring '11 term at Palmer Chiropractic.

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