Humoral Immunity and B Lymphocytes

Please sign up for the course before starting the lesson.

The primary function of B lymphocytes is to fight invasion by producing antibodies rather than by directly attacking the antigen itself, as do T cells.  They are considered a humoral response because B cells are mostly stored in the lymphatic system.  A macrophage presents a portion of partially digested antigen to the B lymphocyte, and...

Back to: Optimising Immune Function > Immune System