Antigen-Presenting Cells and Major Histocompatibility Complex Quiz

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What type of cells capture microbial antigens and display them for recognition by T lymphocytes?

Dendritic cells

Which genetic locus is the principal determinant of acceptance or rejection of tissue grafts exchanged between individuals?

Major histocompatibility complex (MHC)

On which cells are Class II MHC molecules expressed?

Professional APCs

What best describes the gene expression of the MHC genes?

Codominant expressed

Which lymphoid organ reacts to cell-free antigens from the lymph?

Lymph Node

What cells phagocytose pathogens and antigens in the epithelia and migrate to lymphoid organs to engage cells in the adaptive immune response?

Dendritic cells

Which type of MHC complex is expressed by all nucleated cells?

Class I MHC molecules

What lymphoid organ reacts to cell-free antigens from the blood?


Which human genome contains two sets of genes according to the given text?

Class I and Class II MHC genes

Which type of antigen-presenting cell (APC) is not listed among types mentioned in the given text?

Mast cells

What cells do not express any type of Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) molecules according to the given text?

Red blood cells

Test your knowledge about antigen-presenting cells (APCs), major histocompatibility complex (MHC), and their role in the immune response. This quiz covers topics such as types of APCs, class I and class II MHC genes, and the functions of different cells in presenting microbial antigens to T lymphocytes.

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