IMM250H1 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Innate Immune System, Adaptive Immune System, Edward Jenner

294 views17 pages
16 Jul 2018

Document Summary

Imm250 lecture 1 immune system, from historical to modern perspectives. Notes under slides not talked about in class and not on slides is not tested; textbook information not talked about in slides/talking about not tested. = system of tissues, cells, soluble products that recognize, attack & destroy foreign entities that can endanger health when they enter our bodies. Classes of pathogens (smallest to largest): (1) virus (2) bacterium (3) fungus (4) protozoal parasite (5) multicellular parasite. Infection can occur anywhere in the body, have to survey different areas and respond at different sites (4) return to resting challenges: immune-induced disease can be caused if immune response out of control (immunopathology) Collateral damage to healthy tissues caused by immune response = symptoms like fever, response to infection. Innate cells & soluble factors (1) physical barriers (2) (3) adaptive cells & antibodies (4) host integrity & immunity.

Get access

Grade+20% off
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers

Related Documents