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Snape & Papachristodoulou: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 5e

Chapter 33: Multiple choice questions


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Question 1

Which of the following is not true about antibody structure?

Question 2

Where do precursor T-lymphocytes develop into fully competent but not yet activated T-cells?

Question 3

Which of the following is not a feature of a secondary immune response to an antigen, when compared to the first response to the same antigen?

Question 4

What is the normal immunological role of the CD8+ve T-cell?

Question 5

Cancer cells often have reduced amounts of cell surface proteins, including class I MHC antigens. Which of the following cells of the immune system can exploit this property to kill cancer cells?

Question 6

In order to initiate an adaptive immune response, antigenic peptide must be presented to antigen-specific T cells. Which one type of cell presents this antigen to T cells?

Question 7

There is huge variation in the specificity of antibodies and T cell receptors to different antigens. The genetic basis of this variation comes from:

Question 8

Which of the following cell types or systems is not part of an innate immune response to a pathogen?