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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Complement

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 53 min), 2 readings, 8 quizzes
7 videos
Overview and Terminology9m
Activation of MAC4m
Classical Pathway12m
Alternative Pathway10m
Lectin Pathway4m
Endgame and Consequences8m
2 readings
Course Study Guide10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
8 practice exercises
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Lesson 330m
Lesson 430m
Lesson 530m
Lesson 630m
Lecture 1 Practice Quiz
Lecture 1 Quiz
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

The Major Histocompatability Complex

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 73 min)
8 videos
MHC Haplotypes7m
Inbreeding9m
MHC Protein Structure10m
Specifics of Peptide Binding6m
MHC Genetic Expression11m
Non-Classical Alleles8m
MHC and Disease9m
10 practice exercises
Lesson 130m
Lesson 230m
Lesson 330m
Lesson 4
Lesson 530m
Lesson 630m
Lesson 730m
Lesson 830m
Lecture 2 Practice Quiz
Lecture 2 Quiz
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Antigen Processing and Presentation

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 58 min)
6 videos
Self-MHC Restriction10m
The Cytosolic Pathway7m
The Exogenous Pathway7m
Variations9m
Comparisons and Questions7m
8 practice exercises
Lesson 130m
Lesson 230m
Lesson 3
Lesson 430m
Lesson 530m
Lesson 630m
Lecture 3 Quiz
Lecture 3 Practice Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

T-Cell Receptors

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 74 min)
8 videos
Structure and Roles10m
T-cell Receptor Genes10m
Gene Rearrangement: αβ genes8m
Gene Rearrangement: γδ genes9m
Diversity and its Constraints4m
The TCR Receptor Complex13m
Alloreactivity4m
9 practice exercises
Lesson 130m
Lesson 230m
Lesson 330m
Lesson 430m
Lesson 530m
Lesson 630m
Lesson 730m
Lesson 830m
Lecture 4 Quiz

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