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Unformatted text preview: combines with a particular antigen for which its antibody fits it will be stimulated to reproduce a clone of itself which will produce a large number of this antibody. Hence we account for large numbers of specific antibodies. The role of T cells is to stimulate the B cells and activate them by producing chemicals (chemokines) which act as cellular hormones. The T cells get stimulated by Macrophage which digest foreign cells and present antigen to T cells by direct contact. After this process some B cells of the specific antigen producing type remain as memory cells. Other B cells were stimulated by antibody and T cells to become plasma cells which produce antibody....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course MCB MCB2010 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
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