cytophilic


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cy·to·phil·ic

 (sī′tə-fĭl′ĭk)
adj.
Having an affinity for cells.

cytophilic

(ˌsaɪtəʊˈfɪlɪk)
adj
(of antibodies, etc) having an attraction or affinity to cells
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Cell suspensions were prepared and cytophilic immunoglobulin removed by standard methods.
They were also positive to the cytophilic IgG1 and IgG3 and negative to the non-cytophilic IgG2 and IgG4.
It is generally agreed that cytophilic IgG1 and IgG3 isotypes participate in specific protective immunity, whereas IgG2/IgG4 isotypes block its effect [16].