opsonisation


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Synonyms for opsonisation

process whereby opsonins make an invading microorganism more susceptible to phagocytosis

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10-12) Immunoglobulins are crucial components of humoral immunity, having pathogen neutralisation and opsonisation functions that occur during primary and/or secondary antibody responses.
Association of low levels of mannan-binding protein with a common defect of opsonisation, lancet 1989; 2 : 1236-9.