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Fc fragment

 

Definition: the crystallizable fragment of an immunoglobulin molecule composed of the constant regions of the heavy chains and responsible for binding to antibody receptors (Fc receptor) on cells and the Clq component of complement.

Synonym(s): Fc piece

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