The Immune System – Get to Know the Tiny Army Inside Your Body!
This will be an interactive whistle-stop tour of our immune system’s little heroes and their amazing fighting techniques to defend the body against invaders.
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I will cover the structure and function of neutrophils, eosinophils, mast cells, basophils, macrophages, natural killer cells, dendritic cells, B-lymphocytes and T-lymphocytes.
I will also briefly go over the complement system (because we can’t forget the supporting proteins which alert immune cells of intruders and help dispose of them).
1. Describe the structure and components of the cells involved in the innate and adaptive immune response
2. Explain the main functions of each cell involved in the innate and adaptive immune response
3. Quick introduction to the complement system