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activates complement and increases phagocytosis

IgG

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can cross placenta and provide immune protection to fetus and newborn

IgG

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responsible for Rh rxns such as HDN

IgG

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activates complement and acts as an antigen-binding receptor on the surface of B cells

IgM

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responsible for transfusion rxns in ABO blood system

IgM

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often the first antibody in response to an antigen

IgM

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secreted into saliva, tears, onto mucus to protect body surfaces

IgA

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found in colostrum and milk to provide immune protection to newborn

IgA

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binds to mast cells and basophils
stimulates inflammatory response

IgE

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function as antigen0binding receptor on B cells

IgD

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