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    MHC uniqueness of individuals

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    The uniqueness of an individual is defined in part by the
    a. Type of antibodies produced by that individual
    b. Antigens to which the individual can respond
    c. Ability to produce T cells after passage through the thymus
    d. MHC proteins on the surfaces of the individual's cells.

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    The correct answer is (d) MHC proteins on the surfaces of the individual's cells.

    In theory, all individuals in a population can possess a unique complement of MHC alleles. Based upon the number and variety of HLA-A, HLA-B and ...

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    The uniqueness of an individual is defined in part by MHC. The ability to produce T cells after passage through the thymus is determined.

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