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Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More

Exogenous antigen

Definition noun Antigen that enters the body of the organism from the outside, e.g. through inhalation, ingestion, or... Read More

Immune response

Immune Response Definition An immune response is defined as the reaction of the body in response to the presence of a... Read More

Endogenous antigen

Definition noun Antigen that is produced from within the cell as part of normal cell metabolism or when the cell is infected... Read More

Self antigen

Definition noun, plural: self antigens An exogenous antigen that is recognized as nonself by the immune system, which should... Read More