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A&P Adaptive Immune

A&P Adaptive Immune System Terms

Antigens are: Anything that provokes an immune response.
Incomplete Antigens must be: Immunogenic (cause creations of antibodies)and Reactive (interact with lymphocytes and antibodies)
Incomplete Antigens (Haptens) are: Small molecules that are not usually immunogenic. Cause hypersensitivities.
Self-Antigens are: Not antigenic to self, but highly antigenic to others (as in organ transplants).
MHC protiens are displayed for what reason: to differentiate between self and non self
Class I MHC protiens are found where: displayed on all cells of the body, except when taken over by microbes
Class II MHC protiens display: both self and pathogen protiens on Antigen Presenting Cells
The purpose of Class II MHC Protiens is to: Bring captured pathogens to lyphoid organs so T-cells may be activated
Lyphocytes orginate in what color bone marrow: red.
Lymphocytes that become T-cells are sent 'here'/ B lymphocytes remain 'here'. Thymus/Bone Marrow
Three types of Antigen Presenting Cells: Dendritic, Macrophages and B lymphocytes
Two Branches of the Adaptive Immune System Cell mediated Immunity, and Humoral Immunity
Created by: kellyosoy



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