The Immune System Lecture
o Composed of widely distributed cells, tissues, and organs
o Recognizes foreign substances or microbes and acts to neutralize or destroy them
o Ability of host to resist a particular di
Focus on the slides/concepts given here: all of it is fair game. If a slide/concept is not on this
list, dont spend too much effort studying it.
How do the innate and specific immune systems talk to each ot
DNA and Genes Lecture
What is a gene?
o A gene is a sequence of DNA that codes for RNA and usually protein
DNA sequence that is transcribed to RNA
Most of the time, the RNA is translated into protein
Sometimes, the RNA itself has a f