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Biol 261 – Ch. 29 – Study Guide Questions 1. How is innate immunity different from acquired or adaptive immunity? 2. How is blood different from lymph? 3. What are the various parts of the blood? What do you find in serum and what are the various functions of each of the blood cells? 4. What are examples of lymphatic tissue and what is it’s function? 5. Were do blood cells come from and where do they develop? 6. Where does the lymphatic system empty into the circulatory system? 7. What is phagocytosis and how does it work? 8. What is a leukocidin and how do some bacteria resist phagocytosis? 9. Describe the inflammation process and what are the characteristics of inflammation? 10. What are cytokines? Give examples. 11. How is cell mediated immunity different from antibody-mediated immunity? What cells are responsible for each? 12. What are specificity, memory and tolerance in relation to the adaptive immune response?
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Unformatted text preview: 13. What is an antigen and an antibody? How are they similar and different? 14. Where does the antibody bind to an antigen? 15. What is a MHC and where are they found? How are class I and class II different? 16. How are cytotoxic T-cells different from T-helper cells? 17. What is a natural killer cell? Do their levels increase following antigen stimulation? 18. What are the five classes of antibody and what is unique about each? Which one is produced during the primary response, secondary response, crosses the placenta and give long lasting immunity? 19. How are the constant and variable regions of an antibody different? 20. Explain the primary and secondary antibody response. What type of cells are responsible for each of these responses? 21. What is complement and what does it do? 22. What is opsonization and what advantage does it give? What is a membrane attack complex?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2011 for the course BIOL 261 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '11 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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