Strategies to Eliminate Pathogens

by Peter Delves, PhD

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    The lecture Strategies to Eliminate Pathogens by Peter Delves, PhD is from the course Immune System: Overview & Cells. It contains the following chapters:

    • Circulation of Immune Cells
    • Strategies to Eliminate Pathogens

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    1. Tapeworms
    2. Viruses
    3. Fungi
    4. Plasmodium
    5. Bacteria
    1. Immune cells direct pathogen to engulf neutrophils
    2. Neutrophils and Macrophages engulf pathogens
    3. Immune cells release factors that destroy pathogen
    4. Pathogens are destroyed inside a phagocytic vacuole in an immune cell
    5. Immune cells kill host cells that have been infected with pathogen
    1. The dual blood and lymphatic circulation
    2. Abundance of primary lymphoid tissues
    3. Phagocytes that are smaller than some pathogens
    4. Ability of toxic molecules produced by immune system to access large areas of the body
    5. Cascade effect of cell death that is brought about early on in immune response to pathogen

    Author of lecture Strategies to Eliminate Pathogens

     Peter Delves, PhD

    Peter Delves, PhD

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