Biochemistry-Immune System

An introduction to the molecular aspects of the immune response. Topics include: structure, synthesis and function of antibodies, the nature of the antibody/antigen interaction, structure of the antigen receptors and of the MHC (Major Histocompatibility Complex) molecules, structure of the major cytokines and their receptors, and major molecular events involved in immune response. PREREQ: CHMI 3226 (may be taken concurrently). (lec 3) cr 3 Lecture (3.00). Equivalent to CHMI-4297FL.

Chemistry & Biochemistry