Cellular Defense Mechanisms Summary

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Cellular Defense Mechanisms Summary
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Higher Biology - Cellular Defense Mechanisms Summary
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  1. What kind of characteristics do viruses exhibit?
    living and non-living
  2. When can viruses produce?
    When in the living cells of another organism
  3. A virus consists of one type of ____ acid surrounded by a coat of protein?
    nucleic
  4. What is the name of the cell the virus takes control of?
    The host cell
  5. The two main defense mechanisms employed by the human depend on the activities of ____ blood cells?
    white
  6. Phagocytes engulf and destroy microbes by _______ using lysosomes?
    phagocytosis
  7. Phagocytosis is a specific or non-specific immune response?
    non-specific
  8. What type of cell recognises antigens?
    Lymphocyte
  9. What do lymphocytes produce in response to detecting antigens?
    antibodies
  10. Is the action of lymphocytes a specific or non-specific immune response?
    specific
  11. What four compounds do plants produce to respond to invasion?
    Phytolexins, tannins, cyanide and nicotine
  12. Some plants can isolate an area of injury by producing _____ or secreting sticky _____?
    • galls
    • resin

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