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MCB 344

Immunology & Immunochemistry

(Pre-requisites: MCB 102 & either MCB 201 or MCB 202)

Basic concept of immunology. Innate and adaptive immunity. Ontology of cells of the immune system. Structure of antigens and antigenic determinants. Cellular response. Genetics of response to antigenic stimulation. Structure, genetics and classification of antibodies. Mechanism and theories of antibody formation. Antigen and antibody interactions. Role of lymphoid tissues and thymus in immune response. Hyper-sensitivity, immuno-pathology, auto-immunity, tumor and transplantation immunology.

Course Code
MCB 344
Department
Biochemistry, Microbiology & Brewing
Campus
Sumas University
Level
300 Level, Undergraduate
Instructor
Sumas University Lecturer
Semester
Second Semester
Credit
3 Units
Method
Lecture