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Search Results for: immunology

Immunology

Immunology (Science: study) a subfield of biology that deals with the study of antigens and the immuneprocess and how humans... Read More

O antigen

Definition noun (microbiology) A repetitive glycan polymer attached to the core oligosaccharide of the LPS layer of certain... 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

Triple response

Definition noun (immunology) The three cardinal circulatory responses of the skin (i.e. reddening, flare formation or... Read More

Complement fixation test

Definition noun (immunology) A form of immunological test for the detection of the presence of either a particular antibody... Read More

Antigen

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

Neutralization

Definition noun (general) The act or process of making neutral. (chemistry) A chemical reaction in which an acid and a base... Read More

Neutralisation

Definition noun (general) The act or process of making neutral. (chemistry) A chemical reaction in which an acid and a base... Read More

H antigen

Definition noun (immunology) A major blood group antigen that defines blood type O; the essential precursor of major ABO... Read More

B-cell

B-cell (Science: haematology, immunology) a type of lymphocyte normally involved in the production of antibodies to combat... Read More

Fab

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

Allergy

Allergy 1. (Science: immunology) a state of hypersensitivity induced by exposure to a particular antigen (allergen)... Read More

Iso-

Iso- 1. (Science: prefix) a prefix that means equal or like. 2. (Science: chemistry) a prefix indicating isomer of... Read More

Microbiology

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with microorganisms and their effects on other living... Read More

Anaphylactic shock

Anaphylactic shock (Science: immunology) a serious, often life-threatening allergic reaction that is characterised by low... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

HSV-2- and HIV-1- permissive cell lines co-infected by HSV-2 and HIV-1 co-replicate HSV-2 and HIV-1 without production of HSV-2/HIV-1 pseudotype particles

HSV-2- and HIV-1- permissive cell lines co-infected by HSV-2 and HIV-1 co-replicate HSV-2 and HIV-1 without production of... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More

Autoimmunity

Definition noun, plural: autoimmunities A type of immunity wherein the immune response is directed against own body,... Read More

Monoclonal antibody

monoclonal antibody (Science: immunology molecular biology) A substance, usually a protein, which can be synthsised in the... Read More

Polyvalent

Definition adjective (immunology) Of or pertaining to having several antibodies each capable of destroying or inactivating a... Read More

Polyvalence

Definition noun The state of being polyvalent. (immunology) The state of being capable of destroying or inactivating more... Read More

Polyvalency

Definition noun The state of being polyvalent. (immunology) The state of being capable of destroying or inactivating more... Read More

Reverse passive agglutination

Definition noun A type of agglutination reaction in which known antibody is bound to a carrier particle instead of the... Read More

Active agglutination

Definition noun An agglutination reaction in which the antigen is found naturally on particle Supplement Agglutination... Read More

Alloimmunity

Definition noun, plural: alloimmunities (immunology) A type of immunity that produces an immune response that is attacking... Read More

Antigenic variation

Definition noun, plural: antigenic variations (immunology) The changing of surface proteins by an infectious agent to evade... Read More

Prezone

prezone --> prozone (Science: immunology) Prozone phenomena occur in immunological reactions when the concentrations of... Read More

Monoclonal

monoclonal 1. (Science: cell biology) Used of a cell line whether within the body or in culture to indicate that it has a... Read More

Agglutination

Agglutination Definition What does agglutination mean? It generally refers to the process of sticking together or the... Read More

Activation

Definition noun (general) The state or the process of being active and/or effective (biochemistry) The process of making a... Read More

Carrier

Definition noun, plural: carriers (general) A person or object that transports or conveys. (immunology) An asymptomatic... Read More

Complement

Complement (Science: immunology) a term originally used to refer to the heat labile factor in serum that causes immune... Read More

Affinity

Definition noun, plural: affinities (1) (taxonomy) The resemblances in structure between two organisms or between biological... Read More

Valence

Definition noun, plural: valences (biology, immunology) The relative capability of a substance (e.g. antibody) to act... Read More

Reaginic antibody

reaginic antibody --> homocytotropic antibody (Science: immunology) A type of antibody which is able to attach itself to... Read More

Passive agglutination

Definition noun An agglutination reaction of inert particles coated with soluble antigen through an antiserum specific for... Read More

Aids

Aids --> <a href="https://www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/acquired-Immunodeficiency">syndrome (Science:... Read More

Avidity

Definition noun, plural: avidities The combined strength of bond affinities in a complex. Usage The term may be used in... Read More

Immunity

Immunity (Science: immunology) The condition of being immune, the protection against infectious disease conferred either by... Read More