immuno #3.txt

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immuno #3.txt
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immuno #3
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  1. Is memory generated in the innate system?
    No
  2. How does GI bacteria help our innate immune system?
    Competes with foreign bacteria
  3. What does our innate immune system utilize to recognize foreing particles?
    Pattern Recognition Receptors (PRRs)
  4. Is memory developed with the Adaptive immune system?
    Yes
  5. What are the two types of adaptive immunity?
    • Humoral: antibody mediated
    • Cell-mediated: T-cell mediated
  6. What does humoral immunity specifically attack?
    • Extracellular microbes
    • Microbial toxins
  7. What does cell-mediated immunity specifically attack?
    • Intracellular microbes
    • Tumors
  8. What can be transferred in serum, Humoral or cell-mediated immunity?
    Humoral
  9. Are NK cells and granulocytes part of the innate or adaptive immunity system?
    Innate
  10. What are Defensins?
    Cationic antibacterial peptides
  11. What is the difference b/t alpha and beta defensins?
    • Alpha: found in small intestine
    • Beta: found on epithelial cells

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