How do Helper T cells react to a foreign substance entering the body?
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How will the Helper T cells react?
An unknown pathogen has made its way into the body!
The lymphocytes are going to come to the site of infection via lymphatic vessels.
This pathogen needs to be reported immediately!
Time for the real deal...
Calling all B cells! I repeat, calling all B cells
A foreign pathogen has been spotted, and antibodies must be produced immediately!
After maturing in the bone marrow, the B cells will move to the spleen and lymph nodes.
After maturing in the thymus, the cytotoxic, memory, and helper T cells make their way to the spleen and lymph nodes.
These people really scare me!
REPORTING TO KILL!
All cytotoxic T cells are looking for a spiky antigen!
Cytotoxic T cells are looking for this specific antigen on the pathogen's surface!
Okay, now you can go kill it, please!
Now, the Helper T cell will let the cytotoxic T cells and now activated B cells do their job...
With antibodies being produced and cytotoxic cells killing pathogens, a helper T cell's job is done...for now
Wow, what a long day!
Now, time for me to continue looking for foreign pathogens!