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Week 12 - Learning objectives & assignments Learning objectives: Describe the difference between innate and acquired immunity Identify the components of the immune system, including the differences between B cells, T-cytotoxic lymphocytes, and T-helper cells Describe the process by which the acquired immune system is activated and retains memory Understand the ways antibody can initiate or augment the immune response Understand the different ways toxicants can interact with the immune system Describe the primary molecular mechanisms underlying the toxicity of: TCDD
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Unformatted text preview: (dioxin), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polybrominated biphenyls, benzene, cyclosporine A, cannabinoids Understand the characteristics of the immune system that complicate the performance of traditional toxicology studies Identify in vitro and in vivo assays used to study immunotoxicity Required reading: Casarett & Doull: Chapter 12 (p. 161-174) Assignments: 1) Review Week 12 lecture content 2) Participate in Small Group Discussion – first post due Tuesday 8/2/2011, second post due Sunday 8/7/2011 3) Optional: start writing assignment due Week 13...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course PHY 495 taught by Professor Hess during the Summer '11 term at Alabama.

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