The Biology Project: Immunology

Introduction to Immunology

Problem 13. Monoclonal antibodies

Within the body, a B cell with a specific antibody can undergo clonal expansion (make many copies of itself) in the absence of antigen.

A. True


B cells can only proliferate and make a strong immune response if helper T cells give activation signals. Without the helper T cells, B cells can response only to a limited number of antigens, usually those with repeating structures suck as a bacterial cell wall polysaccharide.


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