11.63: B and T Cell Response Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English antibody Large, Y-shaped protein produced by B cells that recognizes and binds to a specific antigen. antigen Protein that is recognized as foreign and causes an immune response. B cell Type of white blood cell that fights infections by forming antibodies. helper T cell Cell that releases chemicals that control the immune response. killer T cell Cell that destroys infected, damaged, or cancerous body cells. phagocyte Type of white blood cell that ingests and destroys pathogens and dead cells. T cell Cells involved in the immune response in which cells infected with pathogens are destroyed. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Covers how B cells produce antibodies against pathogens in the blood and lymph, and how T cells destroy body cells infected with pathogens. Learning Objectives None Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: B cells helper T cells killer T cells (3 more) SCI.BIO.943.1.L.1 SCI.LSC.943.1.L.1 T cells Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.943.1 (B and T Cell Response) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Dec 02, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.