The binding of the immunoglobulins and the c reactive

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Unformatted text preview: roximity or apposition to the mucosal surface. M cells are like a macrophage. Their job is to sample the luminal content and deliver that to dendritic cells that are sitting below the M cells. The bulk of the lymphocytes are associated with the secondary lymphoid tissues. Taking the classical pathway of the complement: Activated by the binding of a single molecule of IgM, or at least two molecules of IgG, or the binding of C- reactive protein to the surface of the pathogen. The binding of the immunoglobulins and the C reactive protein brings about a conformational change that exposes an area that allow C1q to bind to the IG or CR. Serine reactive protein then activat...
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