The Role of Immunoreceptors

  • D. R. Stanworth
Conference paper
Part of the Archives of Toxicology book series (TOXICOLOGY, volume 8)


The nature of the main types of immunoreceptors is discussed with reference to current investigations which are starting to indicate their function and structure. The immunoreceptors of the lymphoid cells, mast cells and basophils are reviewed.

Key words

Immunoreceptors Lymphocytes Mast cells Basophils Immunoglobulin 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Stanworth
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  1. 1.Rheumatology and Allergy Research Unit, Department of ImmunologyUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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