Innate Immune Cells

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Year 2 Flashcards on Innate Immune Cells, created by gina_evans0312 on 02/06/2014.

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Antigen Presenting Cells Macrophages and Dendritic cells
Role of APC's Present antigens to the T/B-cells in order to activate Adaptive Immunity
Respirator Burst Spike in O2 increase required for phagocytic free radical production
Macrophages- Names Vary depending on where in the body they're found
Macrophages- Role Capable of antigen presentation, but they're not the best at it
No of Dendritic Cell Types 3
Interstitial Dendritic Cells Found in most organs
Interdigitating Dendritic Cells Found in lymph tissue
Circulating dendritic cells Found in blood
Neutraphils- Role Phagocytic but not antigen presenting
Neutraphils- Lifespan in tissue A few days
Neutraphils- Movement Recruited by chemotactic factors & moves through chemotaxis towards source
Chemotactic Factors Released by damaged cells to attract immune cells to area
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