An Introduction to Immunobiology and innate immunity

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Unformatted text preview: ns that are antimicrobial, as well as antimicrobial cells. REGULATION: the ability to shut down response once pathogen eliminated. This is difficult with the proliferation of large numbers of lymphocytes. Vast majority of lymphocytes after immune response undergo apoptosis (programmed cell death). Only a few remain for memory. Failure to regulate = autoimmune MEMORY: Feature of the adaptive immune system. Lymphocytes with memory of particular agent are retained. Importan...
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This document was uploaded on 03/23/2014 for the course BIOL 358 at Georgetown.

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