BIO*404*10 Description

Immunology with Lab

An examination of the specific defense system of mammals. Topics include leukocyte characteristics and their responses to antigen; antigen characteristics; antibody structure, diversity, function genetics, and synthesis; the major histocompatibility complex; vaccines; and disorders of the immune system. The laboratory focuses on animal handling, antibody purification, and detection of antigen-antibody interactions. Prequisite: Biology 111-112 and one 200-level biology course. Corequisite: Chemistry 112. Must have taken/be taking BIO*111,112 and one 200 level