BIKD 2_Homework II(1)

BIKD 2_Homework II(1) - neutralization 7 Describe the four...

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BILD 2: Homework Assignment II Due Wednesday, August 17 th at the beginning of class . Homework assignments turned in after class on Monday will lose 20% of the points earned for the assignment. Late assignments will be reduced an additional 10% per day that it is late. All questions are worth two points . Ten of the following eleven questions will be graded for a possible total of 20 points. 1. Give an example of an innate immune response that frogs elicit to fight an infection by the chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis ( Bd ) . 2. Describe the significance of cephalization in the evolution of the nervous system. 3. What is the role of cytokines in the acquired immune response? 4. Why is it important for B cells exposed to an antigen to multiply clonally? 5. Why was it initially believed that amphibians (such as frogs) did not have an 1
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acquired immune response to Bd ? Was this hypothesis supported? Explain. 6. What is the role of phagocytosis in opsonization? How is this different than
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Unformatted text preview: neutralization? 7. Describe the four major components of the CNS and PNS and provide a brief description of their basic functions. 8. Describe the interaction between the innate and acquired immune response when an antigen is encountered in the body. 2 9. Why are health workers more concerned about a bird flu epidemic than an illness caused by a normal human flu virus? 10. We have talked about two of the four systems controlled by autonomic nervous system. Describe an example of autonomous control of smooth muscle in the digestive system. 11. What part of your brain is responsible for: a. Breathing – b. Heart rate – c. Waving hands around the air – d. Hopping up and down on one foot – 3 e. Looking out the window – f. Doing an algebra problem – g. Remembering directions from the classroom to the cafeteria – h. Reading a sentence out loud - 4...
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