Unformatted text preview: called the secondary immune response. The second exposure stimulates the memory B cells to rapidly produce plasma cells that will secrete antibodies specific to that antigen. Meanwhile memory T cells rapidly produce large numbers of cytotoxic T cells that attack cells infected with the pathogen. The process is so quick that you don’t develop symptoms of the disease. 4. The altered membrane may alert T cells to an intruder in the body. Cytotoxic T cells then proceed to destroy the cancer cells....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course BIOG 1110 taught by Professor Randywayne during the Spring '09 term at Cornell.
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