Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 43 - 43.4 - Concept Check - Page 972: 3


Both innate and adaptive immune responses would be hindered by a deficiency of macrophages.

Work Step by Step

Macrophages are key in detecting and eliminating pathogens in both innate and adaptive immunity, so an individual with a diminished macrophage population would have an overall impaired immune response.
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