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Search Results for: immunoglobulin

Immunoglobulin A

Definition noun An immunoglobulin (antibody) that is characterized by its α-heavy chain, and its prevalence in mucous... Read More

Immunoglobulin

Definition noun, plural: immunoglobulins (1) Any of several classes of structurally related glycoproteins in the blood... Read More

Antibody

Definition noun, plural: antibodies Any of the numerous Y-shaped gamma globulin proteins found in the blood or lymph, and... Read More

Antiserum

Definition noun, plural: antiserums, antisera A serum containing immunoglobulins that act against specified... Read More

Chickenpox

Definition noun A highly contagious air-borne disease caused by varicella zoster virus commonly affecting children and... Read More

Aqueous humor

Definition noun, plural: aqueous humors A clear, watery body fluid secreted by the ciliary epithelium, and fills the... Read More

Spheroprotein

Definition noun, plural: spheroproteins A type of protein characterized by being globular or spherical in shape, and... 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

Allelic exclusion

Allelic exclusion (Science: cell biology, genetics) The process whereby one or more loci on one of the chromosome sets in a... Read More

Flaccid

Flaccid Definition Biology – What is Flaccid? In botany, the term flaccid refers to a cell that lacks turgidity, i.e. it... Read More

B lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: B lymphocytes A lymphocyte that is produced in the bone marrow and is responsible for the... Read More

Memory B cell

Definition noun, plural: memory B cells A small, long-lived B lymphocyte that was previously exposed to a particular... Read More

Plasma B cell

Definition noun, plural: plasma B cells A large B lymphocyte that when exposed to antigen, produce, and secrete large... Read More

Fab

Fab (Science: immunology) fragment of immunoglobulin prepared by papain treatment. Fab fragments (45 kD) consist of one... Read More

Using Antibodies : A Laboratory Manual : Portable Protocol NO. I

 Using Antibodies : A Laboratory Manual : Portable Protocol NO. I   ... Read More

Globulin

Globulin (Science: protein) a simple globular protein which cannot be dissolved in pure water but which can be dissolved if... Read More

Bivalent antibody

Bivalent antibody antibody that causes a visible reaction with specific antigen as in agglutination, precipitation, and so... Read More

Tear

Definition noun, plural: tears (physiology) The watery secretion of the lacrimal glands verb To pull (apart) by force or by... Read More

Tg cells

Tg cells A subset of t-cells that have an fc receptor for immunoglobulin G... Read More

Glycoprotein

Definition noun, plural: glycoproteins Any of the conjugated proteins, characterized by having one or more... Read More

Heavy chain

Heavy chain (Science: protein) in general, the larger polypeptide in a multimeric protein. Thus the immunoglobulin heavy... Read More

Saliva

Definition noun The secretion from the salivary glands Supplement The saliva is a viscid, watery fluid that is secreted from... Read More

Colostrum

Definition noun, plural: colostra The first milk secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals coming into... Read More

Variable region

variable region --> V region (Science: molecular biology) Those regions in the amino acid sequence of both the heavy and... Read More