The immune response. Cells and tissues of the immune system. Antigen-antibody

reactions, antibody structure and synthesis, cellular and acquired immunity.

Immunoglobulins. Immunological tolerance and immune suppression. Hypersensitivity:

antibody mediated and cell mediated. Allergy, Graft and surgical grafting.

Histocompatibility and transplantation antigens. Autoimmunity. Genetics of

immunoglobulins and of the immune response. Pathogenesis Biochemical methods of

assay; ion-exchange, electrophoresis (ELISA, RIA) Agglutination, Precipitation,

Spectrophotometry, chromatography etc. The prophylactic and therapeutic applications

of immunology.

Level of Study: 300 Level