Biology of the B Lymphocyte

Biology of the B Lymphocyte

B lymphocytes They acquired their name from early experiments in chickens. The synthesis of antibody was shown to require the presence of an organ called the bursa of Fabricius (an outpouching of the cloacal epithelium). Surgical removal of the bursa … Read more

What is Immunology?

Immunology

What is Immunology? Immunology is the study of how the body responds to foreign substances and fights off infection and other disease. Immunologists study the molecules, cells, and organs of the human body that participate in this response. Immunity Immunity … Read more