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7.23 General Immunology




The materials and information for this class can be found on Stellar.



Course Description

A comprehensive survey of molecular, genetic, and cellular aspects of the immune system. Topics include innate and adaptive immunity; cells and organs of the immune system; immunoglobulin, T cell receptor, and major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genes and structure; development and functions of B and T lymphocytes; immune responses to infections and tumors; hypersensitivity, autoimmunity, and immunodeficiencies. Particular attention is paid to the development and function of the immune system as a whole as studied by modern methods and techniques.