When T cells encounter an antigen, they begin the process of clonal expansion. What is meant by clonal expansion?

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The T cell divides rapidly to produce a large population of genetically identical cells that are all capable of recognizing the same antigen.

The T cell divides rapidly to produce a large population of genetically diverse cells that are capable of recognizing a variety of different antigens.

The T cell secretes chemicals to destroy the antigen.

The T cells bind to and activate B cells and promote the production of antibodies that are capable of recognizing the antigen.

 

asked Jan 1, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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The T cell divides rapidly to produce a large population of genetically identical cells that are all capable of recognizing the same antigen.

 

answered Jan 1, 2013 by anonymous



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