Dendritic Cells and Antigen Presentation Quiz

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Why are dendritic cells named so?

Presence of long cytoplasmic projections or dendrites

What is the main function of dendritic cells in the immune system?

Activating T-cells by presenting antigens

What is cytotoxicity in the context of the immune system?

The ability to cause death of a target cell

Which cells exhibit cytotoxicity against virally infected cells and tumor cells?

Tc Cells and NK Cells

What leads to the migration of dendritic cells to secondary lymphoid tissues?

Activation through specific inflammatory cytokines

What is the difference between NK Cells and Tc Cells?

Mode of activation against target cells

What is the main function of dendritic cells in the immune system?

Presentation of antigens to T-cells

Which cells exhibit cytotoxicity against virally infected cells, tumor cells, and our cells infected by pathogenic microorganisms?

Natural Killer (NK) Cells

What leads to the migration of dendritic cells to secondary lymphoid tissues?

Activation through specific inflammatory cytokines

What is cytotoxicity in the context of the immune system?

Ability to damage or cause death of a target cell

What is the difference between NK Cells and Tc Cells?

Mode of activation against target cells

What can activate dendritic cells to migrate to secondary lymphoid tissues?

Inflammatory cytokines secreted by macrophages

Test your knowledge on dendritic cells, their role in presenting antigens to T-cells, activation through inflammatory cytokines, migration to secondary lymphoid tissues, and their unique characteristics. Explore the fascinating world of dendritic cells with this quiz!

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