... on its surface.
The antibodies a single B lymphocyte
produces can differ in their heavy chain and the ... membrane , where it can be recognized by a T lymphocyte
, which compares it to similar structures on the cell membrane of a B lymphocyte
. If it finds a matching pair, the ...
... Prize in Physiology or Medicine for demonstrating how B cells create the enormous diversity of antibodies from only a few genes.
... /CD8 receptor / perforin / apoptosis /clonal selection
lymphatic system / lymphocyte
major histocompatibility complex / class I MHC /class II MHC
monoclonal antibody / polyclonal antibody
... of the enzyme acetylcholinesterase .
By analogy to true synapses described above, the interface between an antigen presenting cell and lymphocyte
is sometimes called an immunological synapse .
M.F. Bear, B.W. Conners, and M.A. Paradiso. 2001. Neuroscience: Exploring the ...
... (CD4 + ) are "middlemen" in the immune response. When they get activated, they proliferate and secrete cytokines, that regulate or 'help' effector lymphocyte
function. They are known as one of the targets of HIV infection, and the decrease of CD4 + T cells results in AIDS . Some helper T cells secrete ...