IgE

IgE

Immunology.
immunoglobulin E: a class of antibodies most abundant in tissue spaces, involved in the expulsion of intestinal parasites and causing allergic reactions by activating the release of histamines and leukotrienes in response to certain foreign antigens.

Origin:
1960–65

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IgE
immunoglobulin E
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