immune system

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  • Created by: abic1
  • Created on: 13-05-16 17:18
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  • immune system
    • fights off invading microbes
    • response uses white blood cells
    • white blood cells detect foreign bodies
    • white blood cells engulf and digest microbes
    • white blood cells recognise antigens
    • antigens are substances that trigger immune responses
    • white blood cells produce antibodies
    • antibodies match specific antigens
    • antibodies mark the migro organisms
    • antibodies neutralise viruses and toxins
    • antibodies kill bacteria
    • memory cells stay in blood to attack if the same antigen returns

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/Lucas/Austin/

A great overview, really good resource

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