Component Immune System

 

Components of the immune system

  Adaptive immune system

  • Humoral immunity
    • Antibodies
      • Kinds of Antibodies
        • Monoclonal antibodies
        • Polyclonal antibodies
        • Autoantibody
        • Microantibody
        • Neutralizing antibody
      • Classification
        • Allotype
        • Isotype
        • Idiotype
      • Functions
        • Antibody opsonization
        • Neutralisation
      • Regions
        • Paratope
        • Complementarity determining region (CDRs)
        • Hypervariable region
        • Framework region
        • Fab Region
        • Fc Region
      • Polyclonal B cell response
    • Cell-mediated immunity

  Innate immune system

  • Complement system
    • Classical complement pathway
    • Mannan-binding lectin pathway
    • Alternate complement pathway
    • Complement membrane attack complex
  • Surface barriers – Physical or chemical barriers that prevent infection (i.e. skin, tears, mucus, saliva, Gastric acid, etc.)
    • Antimicrobial peptides
    • Defensins
    • Lysozyme
  • Inflammation
    • Inflammatory reflex
    • Inflammasome
    • Granuloma
    • Acute-phase proteins
      • Amyloid
        • SAP
        • SAA
      • Positive
        • Alpha 1-antichymotrypsin
        • Alpha 1-antitrypsin
        • Alpha 2-macroglobulin
        • C-reactive protein
        • Ceruloplasmin
        • C3
        • Ferritin
        • Fibrin
        • Haptoglobin
        • Hemopexin
        • Orosomucoid
      • Negative
        • Serum albumin
        • Transferrin
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