Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 43 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension - Page 974: 3


c. B cells secrete antibodies against a pathogen; Cytotoxic T cells kill pathogen-infected host cells

Work Step by Step

B- cells are responsible for producing antibodies for a specific antigen that helps mark the pathogen to get killed. T-cells, also called cytotoxic T cells or killer cells, are responsible for killing the pathogens in the cells.
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