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Fcα/μR: single member or first born in the family?

The innate immune system relies heavily upon Fc receptors to rid the body of pathogens. An Fc receptor that recognizes IgM has finally been cloned.

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Figure 1: Schematic representation of human Fc receptor structures.

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Kinet, JP., Launay, P. Fcα/μR: single member or first born in the family?. Nat Immunol 1, 371–372 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1038/80805

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