ZOOL 452-Feb 11 Review.docx

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Department
Zoology (Biological Sciences)
Course
ZOOL452
Professor
Mike Belosevic
Semester
Winter

Description
ZOOL 452: Responses to questions asked during the review session 1. Immune responses to ticks? ­inflammatory response from damage to the skin (chelicerae cut through the skin) ­secretory products (eg: salivary gland antigens and cement)  ▯antigenic material that can  stimulate the immune response of the host ­there is a direct relationship between a strong basophilic response and tick infestations ­lots of basophil degranulation  ▯localized skin anaphylactic response ­tick salivary gland antigens stimulate the production of IgE ­upon secondary response to the tick  ▯basophils de­granulate ­inflammatory response  ▯just a general response ­grooming by the animal increases hair loss.  ­after the primary response  ▯can get localized anaphylactic response… not systemic.  2. Immune response to GI tract helminths? ­less intense because of the mucosal ba
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