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Phagocytosis - o named for binding specificity for antibody...

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Phagocytosis “cell eating” occurs only in specialized cells macrophages, dendritic cells and neutrophils capture and destroy pathogens and particulate antigens essential component of the innate immune response Fc- and complement-receptor mediated phagocytosis
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Unformatted text preview: o named for binding specificity for antibody tail region called Fc (Fragment, crystallizable) • clearance of apoptotic bodies • ( MH- some bacteria "hijack" this process in non-phagocytic cells to enter and infect them)...
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