Cell-Mediated Immune Response: Definition, Steps & Features


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What is the difference between humoral and cell-mediated immune responses?

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1. What are the main cells responsible for cell-mediated immunity?

2. What activates a T cell in searching for a specific pathogen?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Cell-mediated immune response is the focus of these assessments. You will be tested on the different cells involved in this process and the job each cell performs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments test knowledge of:

  • Main cells responsible for cell-mediated immunity
  • Use of cytokines by helper cells
  • Characteristics of humoral and cell-mediated immune responses

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the activation of a specific cell searching for a specific pathogen
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on immune responses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how pathogens are destroyed by a specific cell covered in the lesson

Additional Learning

Learn one of the ways the immune system fights bacteria and viruses by completing the lesson titled Cell-Mediated Immune Response: Definition, Steps & Features. Covered objectives include:

  • Define antigen
  • Know how pathogens are fought
  • Understand apoptosis