Ig (immunoglobulin), TCR (t-cell receptors)
What are the two main types of antigen receptors?
b cells, t cells
What type of cells make antigen receptors?
What type of antigen receptors do B cells have?
What type of antigen receptors do t-cells have?
free or surface
Where are the receptors of b cells located?
where are the receptors of t cells located?
bind specific molecules, edit genes, different types
What are three similarities of antigen receptors?
What are the five Ig classes?
(Greek) ab, yd
What are the two types of TCRs?
What is the more common type of TCRs?
What is the process used by lymphocytes to edit their genes?
What is the shape of Igs / Abs receptors?
What is the shape of TCRs?
Which receptors can bind epitopes without help?
Which receptors require MHC / APCs in order to bind epitope?
surface Igs, TCRs
Which receptors allow cells to recognize presence of antigen?
Which receptors neutralize or opsonize antigens?
two (light, heavy)
Antibodies have ___ amino acid chains
What connects the two amino acid chains of antibodies?
the region of the antibody that is where the antigen binds. Specific.
the region of the antibody that engages the effector functions. Five main forms.
The hinge region of antibodies is ______
the term for a "class" or group
no antigen presentation
What makes yd T cells unusual?
the region of the antibody that exists as loops at the tips.
Which type of epitope can be taken out of context of a large antigen?
what are the two types of epitopes?
electrostatic forces, h bonds, van der waals, hydrophobic forces
what holds antibody and antigen together?
MHC I or II
T cell receptors require that antigen be bound in _____
What are presented by MHC I and II?
MHC I has __ transmembrane domain(s)
MHC I binds ____ peptides
MHC II has ___ transmembrane domain(s)
MHC II binds _____ peptides
What type of peptides does a given MHC I molecule bind?
What type of peptides does a given MHC II molecule bind?
CD4 binds to MHC __
CD8 binds to MHC __
MHC I is expressed on _______ cells
MHC I is not expressed on ______ cells
MHC II is expressed on _____ cells