Encyclopedia of Immunotoxicology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Hans-Werner Vohr

Polymeric Immunoglobulin Receptor (pIgR)

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-54596-2_201194

Polymeric immunoglobulin receptor (pIgR) is a specialized receptor that binds IgA and translocates it across epithelium into secretions.

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