Fc Receptor Definition


A protein found on the surface of certain immune and blood cells that binds to antibodies attached to infected cells or invading pathogens, enabling antibody-mediated phagocytosis or antibody -dependent cell -mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC)


Origin of Fc Receptor

  • from its binding specificity for the constant part of antibodies known as the fragment crystallizable (Fc) region.

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