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Name 3 innate immune cells
granulocyte, monocyte, NK cell
Name 2 adaptive immunity cells
B cells and T cells
What can a Natural Killer cell do?
capable of destroying certain target cells directly; secretes soluble mediators, cytokines, and chemokines to promote inflammatory response.
How does the adaptive immune response contrast with the innate system?
The adaptive immune system has specificity directed at the inducing antigen (eg, microorganism).
Function of T lymphocytes:
(cellular immunity) that provide helper, regulatory, and effector functions.
Function of B cells: humoral immune system, source of specific antibodies (immunoglobulins [Igs]).
humoral immune system, source of specific antibodies (immunoglobulins [Igs])
What kind of antigen do B cells bind?
unprocessed (native) antigen
What kind of antigens do T cells bind?
small peptide fragments of the intact antigen when these are bound to cell surface human leukocyte antigen (HLA) molecules
What kind of T cells interact with antigens bound to HLA class II molecules?
CD4
What kind of T cells interact with antigens bound to HLA class I molecules?
CD8