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Properties of Professional Antigen Presenting Cells

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Professional antigen presenting cells (APCs) have several properties that allow them to act as efficient activators of T cells.

The most effective APCs are able to take up antigen via endocytosis and phagocytosis, express MHC class II and B7 molecules constitutively, and have the ability to activate naive, effector and memory T cells.

Which of the following APCs have ALL of the properties listed above?

A

Macrophages.

B

Dendritic cells.

C

B lymphocytes.

D

Neutrophils.