Biochemistry - Disease Associated with Immune System

Exercise :: Disease Associated with Immune System - Section 1

  • Disease Associated with Immune System - Section 1
6. 

An autoimmune disease is

A. AIDS
B. Measles
C. Lupus
D. Mumps

Answer: Option C

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7. 

If Class IIMHC is not expressed in the thymus, the resulting immune deficiencies would include all of the following except reduced

A. alternative complement activation.
B. CD8 T cell-mediated cytotoxicity
C. macrophage activation to vesicular pathogens
D. IgG synthesis

Answer: Option A

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8. 

Specific translocations are associated with

A. colon cancer
B. breast cancer
C. pancreatic cancer
D. some leukemias

Answer: Option D

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9. 

To treat HIV infections using drugs, the major problem is that

A. the drugs that are good inhibitors cannot by synthesized
B. the drugs interfere with normal digestion
C. the virus particles with altered (mutant) proteases arise
D. the drugs are rapidly degraded

Answer: Option C

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10. 

The primary reason for AIDS, a deadly disease is that it

A. is caused by a virus
B. is caused by a bacterium
C. destroys key components of the body's internal defense system
D. causes a breakdown of the body's inflammatory response

Answer: Option C

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