BIOL 2050U Lecture Notes - Antibody, Organic Compound, Antigen

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INTRO –
immune system to protect from:
microorganisms (parasites, fungi, bacteria, viruses)
antigen recognition
- antibodies (B-cells), T-cell receptors
- ANY organic compound can be recognized (synthetics even)
- HIGHLY specific
- generative diversity
more antibodies can be made that can be coded for in DNA
- memory
different effector mechanisms can distinguish mode of pathogenic infection
one cell type responds to an infection (unlike an organ where all cells are active in
response)
protection:
physical barriers (skin, mucosa)
innate immunity – recognize GLOBAL pathogenic patterns
acquired immunity – B cells, T cells
location – spread throughout body
lymph nodes/lymphatic system
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