The First Step In The Process

a: Antibody ~
b: starter motor for the immune response

What: "The fourth function that is protective of immunoglobulin is that it activates a mediator system, called the complement system, which expands, if you will, by a factor of 2000 or 3000 its ability to do its job. The complement system is an important mediator. Some people have said that immunoglobulin is like the starter motor and the complement and phagocytic systems that depend on immunoglobulin for recognition are more like the real car or the engine."

Writer: Eric P. Goosby, M.D.
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: May 9 2013 6:45 PM

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