What are 3 important characteristics of the adaptive immune response?
It is characterized by specificity, immunological memory, and self/nonself recognition. The response involves clonal selection of lymphocytes that respond to a specific antigen.
What are the four major characteristics of adaptive immunity?
What are the 4 steps of the immune response?
What is not a characteristic of the adaptive immune response?
What are the five attributes of adaptive immunity?
What are the 3 types of immune response?
What is the process of immune response?
What happens in an immune response?
Which one is a characteristic of adaptive immunity?
What is the main function of the adaptive immune system?
What is adaptive immune response?
What is a characteristic of the adaptive immune response and not of the innate response?
Which actions are involved in the immune response?
What are the two types of immunity?
What is a primary immune response?
What are three major functions of the immune system?
- to fight disease-causing germs (pathogens) like bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi, and to remove them from the body,
- to recognize and neutralize harmful substances from the environment, and.
- to fight disease-causing changes in the body, such as cancer cells.
Where do immune responses occur?
If the immune system is a police force, the bone marrow is the police academy because this is where the different types of immune system cells are created. All cells of the immune system are created in the bone marrow from a common type of starting cell, called a stem cell.