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Midterm Review - CH 16

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Functions of lymph capillaries
Transport excess fluid away from interstitial spaces
4 Functions of Lymphatic System
Transport excess fluid away from interstitial spaces
transport fluid to blood stream
transport fats to blood stream
defends body against disease
Parts of Cellular Immune Response
Requires MHC atigens
Requires antigen-presenting cell (Macrophages)
B Cell activation
B cells combine with antigen or macrophage that displays a digested antigen on its surface, helper T cells contact the displayed antigen
T Cell activation
T cell combines with B cell combined with the antignen, Helper T cell releases cytokines.
B cell proliferation
occurs after activation, and B cells proliferate rapidly.
B Cell Differentiation
During differentiation, some B cells become plasma cells and release many antibodies, some B cells go dormant until a reinfection.
Strength of secondary immune response
Stronger than primary immune response, due to memory B cells and memory T Cells
Antibody production, localized changes after antibody action, and where antibodies are found
Antibody production: B Cells (Plasma Cells
Localized changes: inflammation, edema, antibody production, vasodilation
Antibodies found- plasma, tissue fluids, exocrine secretions, surfaces of B cells
Autoimmunity
Inability of T Cells to distinguish self from non self antigens