Immunoglobulin-e meaning

The class of antibodies produced in the lungs, skin, and mucous membranes and responsible for allergic reactions.
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The class of antibodies that bind to mast cells and basophils and trigger them to release histamines and other substances that are responsible for allergic reactions. Immunoglobulin E antibodies are also thought to defend against parasitic worms.
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An antibody of this class.
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(immunology) A class of antibody (immunoglobulin "isotype") found in mammals.
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