Learning Objectives for "The Innate Immune System: 6. Natural Killer (NK) Cells and Invariant Natural Killer T-Cells (iNKT) "
After completing this section you should be able to perform the following objectives.
1*. Describe how NK cells are able to recognize and kill infected cells and cancer cells lacking MHC-I molecules.
2. State two factors that can result in a nucleated human cell not producing MHC-I molecules.
3. State how iNKT cells recognize glycolipids in order to become activated.
4. Describe the overall function of iNKT cells in terms how they promote both innate and adaptive immunity and may also help to regulate the immune responses.
(*) or (**) = possible discussion question
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