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    Comparing Cell Mediated and Antibody Mediated Immunity

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    Explain the similarities and differences between cell mediated immunity and antibody mediated immunity.

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    Cellular and antibody mediated immunity both very specifically recognize foreign proteins derived from bacteria or viruses. This specificity arises because of a unique receptor that is present on the surface of the lymphocyte. For B cells, this is an antibody molecule on the cell surface, which directly binds onto the foreign protein. These B cells then proliferate to expand the number of ...

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    This solution describes the similarities and differences between antibody and cell-mediated immunity