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Opsonins

(noun) Plural form of opsonin.

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... 10. Examples of arthropods are nits, houseflies and mosquitoes. Are these correct? Immune System 11. The lungs have surfactants, which as opsonins (substances that targets an antigen for an immune response) - is this true? 12. Are macrophages and phagocytes nautral killer cells? Wikipedia ...

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by freedompeace
Fri Apr 15, 2011 12:30 pm
 
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Opsonization...can someone give me an example?

Antigens are attached to the surface of the bacteria. like igG and C3b (i think) Opsonins (the molecules involved in opsonization) see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opsonin http://www.cat.cc.md.us/courses/bio141/lecguide/unit3/humoral/abydefense/opsonization/opsonization.html ...

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by Chris4
Mon Jul 04, 2005 4:24 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
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