Antigenicity: Definition & Explanation


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What is an antigen?

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1. What is 'tolerance'?

2. What helps determine antigenicity for T cells?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz and worksheet assess your knowledge of different process related to antigenicity that occur within B and T cells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Tested information includes:

  • What happens when T cells and/or B cells recognize self-antigens
  • The occurrence of tolerance
  • How B cells determine antigenicity

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key term antigen
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the determination of antigenicity for T cells
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on antigenicity

Additional Learning

Enhance your understanding of antigenicity by completing the lesson titled Antigenicity: Definition & Explanation. Covered objectives include:

  • Know what a pathogen is
  • Review immune cell activation
  • Know the function of the antigen-presenting cell