Principles of Immunology, Lecture 1

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A complex network of many systems that work together ro prevent infection and maintain health
immune system
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Defences that are mediated by B and T cells following exposure to antigen
adaptive immunity
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nonspecific host defences that exist prior to the exposure to antigen
innate immunity
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a protein consisting of two identical heavy chains and two identical light chains
immunoglobulin
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The function of this cell is to produce antibodies. It is produced and matured in the bone marrow
B cell
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They are responsible for cell-mediated adaptive immunity. They are produced in the bone marrow but mature in the thymus.
T Cell
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Defences that are mediated by B and T cells following exposure to antigen

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adaptive immunity

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nonspecific host defences that exist prior to the exposure to antigen

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a protein consisting of two identical heavy chains and two identical light chains

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The function of this cell is to produce antibodies. It is produced and matured in the bone marrow

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