Immunology Basics

Is a protein produced by plasma cells
Antibody
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Is a white blood cell which can divide into plasma cells
B-Lymphocyte
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The process by which lymphocytes divide
Mitosis
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The type of cell which produces proteins which punch holes in pathogens
Killer cell
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The process by which phagocytes kill pathogens
Phagocytosis
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What structure does an antibody have which allows it to be complementary to specific antigens?
Quaternary Structure
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The part of the antibody which attaches to an antigen
Binding site
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What pathogens produce as a way of causing disease
toxins
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Antibodies which are from the division of a single white blood cell, so are all the same
Monoclonal antibodies
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A protein which is found on the surface of a pathogen's cell membrane
Antigen
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A cell produced which is responsible for long lasting immunity - secondary response
Memory cell
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Is a white blood cell which can divide into plasma cells

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The process by which lymphocytes divide

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