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Fc Receptors

  1. Peter Boross,
  2. Kees van de Poel,
  3. Jan GJ Van de Winkel,
  4. Jeanette HW Leusen

Published Online: 15 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000916.pub2

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How to Cite

Boross, P., van de Poel, K., Van de Winkel, J. G. and Leusen, J. H. 2008. Fc Receptors. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University Hospital Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2008

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Abstract

Receptors for the Fc region of immunoglobulins link humoral responses to cellular activities within the immune system. Leucocyte Fc receptors exist as hetero-oligomeric complexes with unique ligand-binding α chains and promiscuous accessory subunits.

Keywords:

  • Fc receptors;
  • CD64;
  • CD32;
  • CD16;
  • CD89