This is another event in the maturation of the b cell

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Unformatted text preview: re difficult to remove. They start to lodge in the vessels. In addition to the role of the complement cascade removing the immune complexes, and interjection of the complement into complexes affects solubility prevents complexes from falling out of suspension and lodging in vessels. The BCR and TCR have very short cytoplasmic tails. On their own, they are very poor at transducing signals to the inside of the cell. They both require accessory molecules to effectively transduce a signal. Part of that signaling complex is the CR2 (complement receptor) The complement binding is important at driving an immature B cell along its maturation pathway. Number 3: there is a specialized type of dendritic cell (follicular). FDC differs from other dendritic cells, it doesn’t take up the antigen, but...
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This document was uploaded on 03/23/2014 for the course BIOL 358 at Georgetown.

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