DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
MB 608 IMMUNOLOGY-IMMUNODIAGNOSTICS IN AGRICULTURE (3L+1P) I
To teach the basic concepts in immunology and its application in microbiological science
Historical perspective, Innate and acquired immunity, Specific and nonspecific immunity,
Cells and organs of immune system, Cellular and humoral immune response, Antigens, Antibodies, Immunoglobulin structure and function.
Antigen-antibody reactions, Complement system, Hybridoma and monoclonal antibodies, Organization and expression of immunoglobulin genes, Immune dysfunction, Auto-immunity, Immunodeficiency and hyper sensitivity, Vaccines, Serology in agriculture, Immunodiagnostic tests, Transplantation immunology.
Ag-Ab reactions, Agglutination (blood grouping), Precipitation, Immunodiffusion, Western blotting, ELISA