Flashcards in Immunity Deck (63)
Which division of the immune system is non-specific?
Which division of the immune system is specific?
Acquired - after initial exposure
The complement system is a part of which system?
Complement uses (OILCAN) a series of activities:
Complement fragments known as ______ bind to the surface of bacteria in opsonization.
Which complement increase the binding of bacteria for phagocytosis?
C3b and C4b
Inflammation by activation of ______ in anaphylaxis. Which complement?
C3a, C4a, and C5a
Lysis is due to the formation of the ______. Which complement?
Membrane attach complex (MAC)
What is it called to attract specific white blood cells to the area? Which type of complement?)
Changes in the surface of the invading bacteria that make then sticky.
Neutralization of the toxic sites on the surface of what?
Specific or acquire immunity involves the production of what?
Antibodies are made against specific what?
The antibodies are made by what?
These molecules are usually large and complex and generate antibody.
Smaller molecules called _____ may also stimulate antibody production.
Haptens ONLY stimulate antibody production if attached to a _______ for initial presentation to the immune system.
Specific immune responses rely on?
Specific immunity may be mediated by either:
Humeral response or
Which type of specific immunity is antibody? Which is no-antibodies?
What is it called when some tissues will tolerate antigens without eliciting an inflammatory response?
Which areas of the body are immunologically privileged?
Brain, eye, testis, and the fetus
Production of immune cells include:
TNF, Immunoglobulin, cytokines, transformation growth factor (TICT)
Cytokines are produced by which cells and lymphokines are produced by what?
Cells in general
What types of cytokines are there?
Lymphokines, interferons, interleukins 1-18
Antibody mediated immunity depends on___ and ____ lymphocytes.
T and C
These cells are involved in the generation of humeral immunity.
B lymphocytes mature where?
By lymphocytes aka?