MAC Lysis During Type-II Hypersensitivity

IgG or IgM reacts with epitopes on the host cell membrane and activates the classical complement pathway. Membrane attack complex (MAC) then causes lysis of the cell.

Doc Kaiser's Microbiology Home Page
Copyright © Gary E. Kaiser
All Rights Reserved
Updated: Jan. 7, 2000
Please send comments and inquiries to Dr. Gary Kaiser