Microbiology - Immune System - Discussion

Discussion :: Immune System - Section 1 (Q.No.22)


Macrophages are professional antigen- presenting cells. The protein molecule through which they present antigen in human is

[A]. actin
[B]. interleukin
[C]. HLA
[D]. CD8

Answer: Option D


No answer description available for this question.

Swarnali Saha said: (Oct 5, 2013)  
CD8 is a cell. It is not a protein molecule.

Ipsita said: (Apr 18, 2017)  
CD8 Receptors are only present in T-cells. As macrophage is a monocyte they don't possess cd8 surface antigen. They have c5a surface ag.

Danielle said: (Jul 27, 2021)  
Answer should be HLA (other name for mhc).

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