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Immunoglobulin E

Introduction: Immunoglobulin E

Description of Immunoglobulin E

Immunoglobulin E: found on the surface membrane of basophils and mast cells in all individuals; may play a role in active immunity to helminthic parasites but in developed countries it is more commonly associated with immediate hypersensitivity diseases such as asthma and hay fever.
Source: CRISP

Immunoglobulin E: An immunoglobulin associated with MAST CELLS. Overexpression has been associated with allergic hypersensitivity (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE).
Source: MeSH 2007

Immunoglobulin E: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Immunoglobulin E

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The description of Immunoglobulin E may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Immunoglobulin E

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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