Chapter 31: Immune System and Disease

History of Medicine

Interactive timeline of the history of medicine

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/broughttolife/~/link.aspx?_id=BDF81D59A05B46A68263DCD8EE93EBCC&_z=z

(Main Idea: Germ theory states that microscopic particles cause certain diseases.)

 

 

Phagocytosis

Animation showing how macrophages surround and engulf pathogens

http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000098&ptid=17

(Main Idea: Cells and proteins fight the body’s infections.)

 

 

Lymphocytes

Animation describing the production of lymphocytes in the bone marrow and the cells that are derived from them

http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000073&ptid=17

(Main Idea: Cells and proteins fight the body’s infections.)

 

 

Cellular and Humoral Immunity

Animation describing cellular and humoral immunity; including footage of a macrophage

http://www.learner.org/courses/biology/archive/animations/hires/a_hiv1_h.html

(Main Idea: Cells of the immune system produce specific responses.)

 

 

Vaccines

Animation explaining how vaccines activate the immune system

http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000137&ptid=17

(Main Idea: Vaccines artificially produce acquired immunity.)

 

 

Allergies

Animation describing how allergies trigger a nonspecific immune response

http://www.pennmedicine.org/encyclopedia/em_DisplayAnimation.aspx?gcid=000002&ptid=17

(Main Idea: Allergies occur when the immune system responds to harmless antigens.)

 

 

Leukemia

Animation describing how acute lymphocytic leukemia affects the body’s immune system

http://www.cancercenter.com/video/cancer-types/medanim/acutelymphocyticleukemia.cfm

(Main Idea: Leukemia is characterized by abnormal white blood cells.)

 

 

HIV

Animation showing how HIV infects a cell and reproduces itself

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/disease/hiv_life_cycle.html

(Main Idea: HIV targets the immune system.)