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What do T-Cells require in order to be activated?

Cell-to-cell contact with antigen presenting molecules on the surface of other cells

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Th1 CD4+ T-Cells are polarized by:

IL-12
IL-18
IFN-gamma

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Th1 CD4+ T-Cells effector cytokines produced:

IGN-gamma (pro-inflammatory & chemotactic for monocytes/macrophages)
TNF

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What types of cell-surface molecules/receptors do APC have?

PRR = Pathogen Recognition Receptor (PAMPs)
CD80 (B7-1) binds to T-cell CD28
CD86 (B7-2) binds to T-cell CD28
MHC II

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What types of cell-surface molecules/receptors do T-cells have?

CD28 binds to CD80/86
CD4 binds to MHCII
CD3/TCR binds to MHC II

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What master transcription factor generates cytokines in Th1 T-cells?

T-Bet

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How are M1 (angry) macrophages activated and what cytokines do they secrete?

Activated by IFN-gamma secreting Th1 T-cells

TNF-alpha and IL-1

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Th17 CD4+ T-Cells are polarized by:

TGF-Beta
IL-1
IL-6
IL-23

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Th17 CD4+ T-Cells effector cytokines produced:

IL-17
IL-22

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What master transcription factor generates cytokines in Th17 T-cells?

ROR-gamma-t

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What is the main function of Th17 T-cells?

Cause Inflammation; more powerful that Th1; cause severe autoimmunity through IL-17

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What is the main function of Th1 T-cells?

Recognize antigen and make lymphokines to attract M1 macrophages to attack a serious infection

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Where do Th17 T-cells play their biggest role?

Maintaining the integrity of mucosal surfaces

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Th2 CD4+ T-Cells are polarized by:

IL-4

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Th2 CD4+ T-Cells effector cytokines produced:

IL-4
IL-5
IL-13

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What master transcription factor generates cytokines in Th2 T-cells?

GATA3

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What is the main function of Th2 T-cells?

Alternatively Activates M2 Macrophages to wall-off parasites/pathogens and promote healing; IL-4 attracts eosinophils

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Follicular Helper Tfh CD4+ T-Cells are polarized by:

IL-6
IL-21

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Follicular Helper Tfh CD4+ T-Cells effector cytokines produced:

IL-4
IL-21

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What master transcription factor generates cytokines in follicular helper Tfh T-cells?

Bcl-6

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What is the main function of the follicular helper Tfh T-cells?

Stimulated by antigen to migrate from T-cell areas of lymph nodes into the B-cell follicles, where B-cells are activated and undergo class switching

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Treg CD4+ T-Cells are polarized by:

IL-2
TGF-Beta

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Treg CD4+ T-Cells effector cytokines produced:

IL-10
TGF-Beta

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What master transcription factor generates cytokines in Treg T-cells?

FOXP3

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What is the main function of the Treg T-cells?

Suppress activation and function of all other T-cells; known as antihelpers

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Describe IPEX.

Regulatory T-cells are not working properly to turn off the immune response

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How is the kiss of death or lethal hit initiated y Cytotoxic Killer CD8+ T-cells?

Through the Fas (CD95) - Fas (CD95L) ligand interaction, the target cell has been given the signal to undergo apoptosis through DNA fragmentation and nuclear collapse.

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How are Cytotoxic T-Cells activated?

Contact in the lymph node with antigen-presenting dendritic cell and IL-2 from Th1 T-cells

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What markers on the cell surface of B-cells are used to fluorescently identify them?

CD19
CD20

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What markers on the cell surface of T-cells are used to fluorescently identify them?

CD3
CD4
CD8