Thursday September 8, 2011

Thursday September 8, 2011 - function This is WRONG! ○...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–8. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lecture 01 - Handouts Inserted from: < file://D:\Year Three\Immunology 3300A\Lecture 01 - Handouts.pdf > What our immune system can do/make Thursday September 8, 2011 September-08-11 12:22 AM Immunology 3300A Page 1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
We must control the immune system since it can damage our body Form of autoimmune arthritis Intracellular pathogens are more common than extracellular ones Cytosolic pathogens - i.e. viruses Vesicular pathogens - can survive in destructive structures like lysosomes Immunology 3300A Page 2
Background image of page 2
Endotoxins -toxins produced by bacteria that live within our cells Indirect mechanisms - damage caused by the immune system when trying to kill pathogens Immune complex - will lodge into small places, will be attacked and cause localized damaged in the area Cell mediated immunity - i.e. host will kill ALOT of its own cells that are infected, compromises
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 4
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 6
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Background image of page 8
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: function This is WRONG! ○ Pathogens release toxins that bind on to side chains (on the side of cells) and the cell will keep producing more side chains, which results in releasing antibodies Immunology 3300A Page 3 All antibodies have a general Y shape The tips are unique however, unique antibody-antigen interaction MHC holds random peptides inside cell, outside the cell, allows for interior antigen recognition Immunology 3300A Page 4 Immunology 3300A Page 5 You need an intact pathogen, or some other sign of danger (problem 1) i.e. Hitting ur hand with a hammer and it swells up (problem 2) Immunology 3300A Page 6 Danger signal is needed for immune response, NOT just an antigen Same goes for metabolites ○ If intracellular proteins are found OUTSIDE your cells Immunology 3300A Page 7 Immunology 3300A Page 8...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course PATHOLOGY 3245 taught by Professor X during the Spring '11 term at UWO.

Page1 / 8

Thursday September 8, 2011 - function This is WRONG! ○...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 8. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online