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immunoglobulin E

[‚im·yə·nō‚gläb·yə·lən ′ē]
(immunology)
A class of immunoglobulins present in minute amounts in normal human serum that is active against parasites and acts as a mediator of immediate hypersensitivity. Abbreviated IgE. Also known as reagin.
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Whereas IgE production is an evolutionary-maintained immunologic feature in mammals and thus can also be verified in all cases of human parasitic forms by this nematode, the allergenic potential has been an emerging health concern in the last years, giving rise to a large number of studies searching for proteins able to stimulate a specific IgE response [2, 3].
The researchers concluded that this demonstrated GTE, or its catechin EGCG, suppressed in vitro allergen and non-allergen specific IgE production in allergic asthmatics, further suggesting that GTE or EGCG has immunoregulatory effects on human IgE responses.
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A mutation in signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) is responsible for autosomal dominant hyper IgE syndrome, a rare and primary cellular complex disorder linked to mutation in the gene encoding for signal transduction STAT33.
Multivariate logistic regression among 83 patients verified that IgE levels lower than 700 IU/ml were significantly associated with an excellent clinical response when compared to patients with IgE concentrations between 700 and 5,000 IU/ml and those with IgE more than 5,000 IU/ml.
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