Lab 5 –Blood , Lymphatics and the Immune Response. Gilbert Pitts, Ph.D., Joseph Schiller, Ph.D., James F. Thompson, Ph.D. Objectives. Examine: Lymph node slide Lymphatic vessels on charts and models Blood slides
Gilbert Pitts, Ph.D., Joseph Schiller, Ph.D., James F. Thompson, Ph.D.
Only lymph nodes filter lymph!
Metastasis: cancer cells from a tumor break away and flow with the lymph until trapped in the lymph nodes
0.5-1%Differential WBC Count
All have many large
granules in cytoplasm &
Most “antigens” are complex and express multiple types of antigenic determinants.
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