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cells of the immune system in humans are produced form what?

stem cells present in the bone

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Inside the bone, there are _______ that secrete molecules to permit modulation of the cells produced from the hematopoetic stem cells.

osteoclasts, blood vessels, and stromal cells

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what cells give rise to all of the cells of the immune system?

hematopoietic stem cells

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the hematopoetic stem cells after division can produce plutipotent (multipotential) cells that can give rise to what two lineages?

myeloid or lymphoid

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what cells come from the lymphoid progenitor cells?

NK cells, T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes

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what cells come from the myeloid progenitor cells?

RBCs, neutrophils, basophils, eosinophils, platelets, macrophages/monocytes, mast cells, dendritic cells

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what do hematopoietic stem cells divide into?

self renewing cell and mature cell (differentiated)

(asymmetric after division)

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granules in both eosinophils and basophils are _____ in nature.

pro-inflammatory

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basophils vs eosinophils re: infection type

basophils: immediate response (allergens)

eosinophils: parasitic infections

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what are PMNs?

neutrophils

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what do neutrophils do?

phagocytize

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what are the communication cells between the myeloid lineage and lymphoid lineage?

dendritic cells

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name the macrophage of these specific tissues:
1. CNS
2. liver
3. lung
4. bone

1. microglial cells
2. kupffer cells
3. alveolar macrophages
4. osteoclasts

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B cells vs T cells - which secretes Abs?

B cells

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what do helper T cells secrete?

cytokines

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T cells secrete cytokines through the function of what?

receptors (need a receptor for a cytokine to work)

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what are PRRs?

pattern recognition receptors

part of the innate immune system and what recognize microbes

multiple types:
- surface TLRs (sense cell wall characteristics like bacterial cell wall molecules, flagellin, etc)
- Endosomal TLRs (sense microbial nucleic acids/RNA in endosomes in an infected cell)
- cytoplasmic sensors (send bacterial peptidoglycans)

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what do PRRs recognize?

pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs)

microbial associated molecular patterns (MAMPs)

Danger associated molecular patterns (DAMPs)

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the result of a cell of the innate immune system recognizing a microbe is what?

production of IL-1, an activator of inflammation

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____ is synthesized an expressed on endothelial surfaces so that neutrophils and monocytes can enter the interstitium.

e-selectin

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what needs to be present for neutrophils and monocytes to enter the tissue via e-selectin?

IL1 and TNF

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if the infection is not cleared by innate immune system, what triggers the adaptive response?

dendritic cells

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dendritic cells bind microbes via receptors, and internalize and process peptides. the peptides are then expressed with what?

MHC (MHC class II) and the cell beocmes an antigen-presenting cell (APC)

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in the presence of _____, APCs lose their adhesiveness (no longer stuck in epithelium) and begin to migrate.

IL-1 and TNF

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migrating dendritic cells also increase expression of CCR7, which does what?

causes trafficking to the nearest lymph node

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what happens to APCs as they travel to the nearest lymph node?

activation (upregulate molecs = COSTIMULATORY MOLECULES important in activating other cells once they get to the lymph node)

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where in the lymph node do APCs first go?

T-cell zone

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what do T cells need to be activated?

binding of APC AND costimulator molecules (B7 on APC binds CD28 on T cell)

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How do T and B cells generate diversity?

gene rearrangement

V, D, J genes to make heavy chain

V and J for light chain

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how do you differentiate between immune cells?

surface markers and Ab stains

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what marker do all T cells have?

CD3+

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what marker do all B cells have?

MHC II, CD19

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what marker do all NK cells have?

Fc

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which cells neutralize microbes, phagocytize, and activate complement?

B cells

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what cells active macrophages, cause inflammation, and activate (proliferate and differentiate) T and B cells?

helper T cells

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what do cytotoxic T cells do?

kill infected cells

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what do regulatory T cells do?

suppress immune response

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what do NK cells do?

kill infected cells

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What do Th1 cells do?

make cytokines to help macrophages and CD8 responders

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what do Th2 cells do?

make Abs to facilitate neutralization and stimulate other cells

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what do Th17 cells do?

activate acute inflammation

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what causes differentiation of CD4+ cells?

microenvironment at time of differentiation

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how do we keep from responding to ourselves (re:immune response)?

tolerance

central: thymus/bone
- apoptosis
- change in receptors (receptor editing in B cells)
- Development of regulatory T lymphocytes (helper T cells only)

peripheral:
- anergy
- apoptosis
- suppression

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what are the two major categories of malfunction of innate immunity?

innate immunity cells don't work


or can have perfect cells that can't get to the site of action (chemokin attractants not working properly)

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are innate or adaptive immunity receptor specificity inherited in the genome?

innate only

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are innate or adaptive immunity receptors expressed by all cells of a particular type (eg macrophages)?

innate

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do innate or adaptive immunity receptors trigger immediate response?

innate

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do innate or adaptive immunity receptors recognize broad classes of pathogen?

innate

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do innate or adaptive immunity receptors interact witha range of molecular structures of a given type?

innate

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are innate or adaptive immunity receptors encoded in multiple gene segments?

adaptive

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do innate or adaptive immunity receptors require gene rearrangement?

adaptive

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are innate or adaptive immunity receptors clonally distributed?

adaptive

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are innate or adaptive immunity receptors able to discriminate between even closely related molecular structures?

adaptive