Definitions for "Immunoglobulin E"
A type of antibody responsible for most allergic reactions.
a type of antibody associated with mast cells. IgE is responsible for immediate hypersensitivity (allergic) reactions and immune defense against parasites.
An antibody that interacts with mast cells and eosinophils and is responsible for typical allergy or immediate hypersensitivity reactions such as hay fever, hives, and anaphylaxis.
one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present primarily in the skin and mucous membranes
One of a class of proteins manufactured by specialized immune cells that help to deactivate foreign material or invading organisms that cause disease