Category Archives: type E immunoglobulin

Researchers map programmed cell death in immune cells to prevent allergy.

Scientists from the CNRS, INSERM and Université de Limoges have demonstrated that the production of type E immunoglobulins (IgE)2 by B lymphocytes induces a loss in their mobility and the initiation of cell death mechanisms. These antibodies, present in small quantities, are the most powerful weapons in the immune system and can trigger extremely violent immune reactions or immediate allergies

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