Immunology Notes


Immune System, Anatomy of the immune system,

        Immunity Mediated by B Cells and Antibodies

        Manipulation of the Immune Response

Innate Immune System, Innate Immunity, Innate Immunity2, Anatomical Barriers,

        Mechanical Removal, Bacterial Antagonism, and Antigen-Nonspecific Antimicrobial Chemicals Produced by the body

        Pattern-Recognition Receptors (Including Toll-Like Receptors) and Cytokines

        Adaptive Immunity to Infection,

Cells of innate immune system

        B Cells and T Cells: lymphocytes of the immune system, Regulatory T cells, T Helper cells, Cell-Mediated Immunity

        lymphatic system and immunity,

        Phagocytosis, The Process of Phagocytosis, Natural Killer (NK) Cells, Mast Cells, Basophils, Dendrite cells

        Defense Cells in the Blood: The Leukocytes

        Defense Cells in the Tissue: Macrophages, Dendritic Cells, and Mast Cells

        Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL)

        Lymphocytes, Lymphoid organ

The Complement System, Complement System

        Classical Complement Pathway, Lectin Pathway, Alternative Complement Pathway

        How MO's Resist Body Defenses by Circumventing the Complement Pathways

Antigen, Antigen Presentation (how antigens are "presented" to B cells & T cells), Antigen Receptors (on B cells & T cells)

        Antigen Receptor Diversity, Antigen recognition

Antibodies, Antibody affinity, Antibody-Antigen Binding, Antibody response


Regulation to the immune response

Autoimmunity and Transplantation

Transplantation, organ transplantation, bone marrow transplantation

Vaccination, Vaccines, Vaccines2, Passive Immunity

Immunotechnology, Monoclonal antibodies, ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay), Radioimmunoassay, Cancer Immunotherapy

Immune disease and condition, AIDS, Allergies, immunology of Asthma, Autoimmunity and autoimmune disease, Infection, Immunodeficiency, ADA SCID, allergic asthma, anaphylaxis, aplastic anemia, arteritis, arthritis, Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome, celiac disease, conjunctivitis, Crohn's disease, elephantiasis, Graves Disease, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, HIGM, IFN-γ receptor deficiency, leprosy, Lyme Disease, malaria, MCL, mononucleosis, Omenn's syndrome, psoriasis, rabies, scleroderma, systemic lupus erythemtosus, Trypanosomiasis, Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome, Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome, Rheumatic Fever, Fever

Activation-induced Cytidine Deaminase (AID) Deficiency, Immune Tolerance

Hypersensitivity Inflammation, Inflammation2

Nutritional Immunity

The Acute Phase Response

Clonal selection and immunological memory

Games Parasites Play: some ways of evading the immune responses of their host

Histocompatibility Molecules: and their role in eliciting an immune response

HLA-A2: the structure of a class I histocompatibility molecule

The Immunological Synapse

Nude Mice

Immune Proteins

B7s, C3, C5, CAD, CD1, CD3, CD40L, CD45, CD59, CTLA-4, DAF, E and P selectin, FAS, HLA-DM, INF-γ, Lck, MBL, MIF, NFAT, NFκB, pTa, RAG1-2, TAP, tapasin, TdT, TLR-2, ZAP-70,