Mmemory Lymphocytes And Immunisation

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  • memory lymphocytes
    • A memory lymphocyte is also known as a B lymphocyte.
    • Creates antibodies to destroy pathogens.
    • can spot pathogens because of their antigens (foreign proteins)
      • you take a booster vaccination when younger for it to spot the pathogens original place,
    • They are made in bone marrow like adult stem cells are.
    • They produce plasma cells that form antibodies.
    • they last for a very long time in the body and sometimes stay forever.
    • they trigger production in the antibodies if reinfection occurs.

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