Tuftsin

Tuftsin is a tetrapeptide (Thr-Lys-Pro-Arg) produced by enzymatic cleavage of the Fc-domain of the heavy chain of immunoglobulin G. It is produced primarily in the spleen. ==Function== Its biological activity is related primarily to the immune system function. Tuftsin binds to specific receptors on the surface of macrophages and polymorphonuclear ...
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tuftsin

(tuft´sin) a peptide that is cleaved from the IgG class of immunoglobulins and stimulates phagocytosis by neutrophils. It is produced primarily in the spleen; hereditary tuftsin deficiency and tuftsin deficiency following splenectomy result in increased susceptibility to certain infections.
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tuftsin

Type: Term Pronunciation: tŭf′sin Definitions: 1. A tetrapeptide derived from the Fc region of an immunoglobulin. Tuftsin enhances macrophage functions.
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