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Defenses against any pathogen Innate (Nonspecific)
Specific antibody and lymphocyte response to an antigen (aquired) Adaptive Immunity
A substance that causes the body to produce specific antibodies or sensitized T. Cells Antigen
Proteins made in response to an antigen Antibody
Study of reactions between antibodies and Antigens Serelogy
Developed during an individuals lifetime. (i.e. not born with it) Acquired Immunity
Involves antibodies produced by B cells. Humoral Immunity
Involves T cells Cell Mediated Immunity
Resulting from infection Naturally acquired active immunity
Transplacental or via colostrum Naturally acquired passive immunity
Injection of antigens. Vaccination Artifically acquired active immunity
Injection of Antibodies Artifically acquired Passive immunity
Antibodies recognize and read with antigen determinants or epitopes Antigenic Determinants
bone marrow gives rise to Bcells, mature Bcells migrate to lymphoid organs, mature Bcells recognize ipitopes (from antigens Clonal Selection
Body doesn't normally make antibodies against self. Colonal deletion the process of destroying B and T cells that react to self antigens Self Tolerance
Is the amount of antibodies in serum Antibody titer
Natural antiserum contains polyclonal antibodies ( a mixture) but monoclonal Mab's would be more useful. Monoclonal Antibodies
use antibodies T cells
make antibodies B cells
Activated microphages, macrophages stimulated by ingesting antigens or by cytokines. Natural killer cells, lymphocytes thta destroy virus-infected cells or tumor cells Nonspecific Cells
Opsonization, cytolysis and Inflammation complement Systems (results)
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