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Unformatted text preview: When the plasma cells form, this is when the antibodies are produced and secreted. Scenario B is unlikely to produce antibodies because the macrophages typically come first in the immune systems response to an infection because they are included in the innate immune response, which then activates the adaptive immune response. Scenario C is unlikely to produce antibodies because the B cells have to be attached to their antigen and be activated by the cytokine from the T cells; so without T cells, the B cells cannot be activated, yielding no antibodies. Scenario D will not produce antibodies because B cells are necessary for the production of antibodies. Therefore, with just T cells, no antibodies would be produced....
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This document was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course BIO 117 at Rollins.
- Fall '11