Non-Self Antigens, Self-Antigens & Allergens

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A/an _____ is a small protein embedded in the membrane of a cell that is used to recognize the cell as self or non-self.

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1. _____ are produced by B-cells to target specific antigens.

2. You get a flu vaccine and then a few weeks later, you are exposed to the flu. Why don't you get sick?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are tools you can use with mobile devices or computers, seeing what you know about allergens, non-antigens, and self-antigens. You need to know about allergens and examples of them for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • A small protein embedded in the membrane of a cell that is used to recognize the cell as self or non-self
  • Why you don't get sick after getting a flu shot
  • B-cells targeting specific antigens
  • Define allergens and provide an example

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about examples of an allergen
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on allergens, non-self antigens and self-antigens
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why you don't get sick after getting a flu shot and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can cover more about these topics by using the lesson called Non-Self Antigens, Self-Antigens & Allergens. Use this lesson to:

  • Review different autoimmune diseases
  • Determine what every cell has
  • Look at the role of self-antigens
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