Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Opsonin

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_4117

A compound, that helps to increase the ability of phagocytosis for many types of cells.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany