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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

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

H antigen

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

O antigen

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

Detection Methods of ELISA

Tags: ELISA, antibody URL: http://www.creative-peptides.com/products.asp?cid=13 Tags: ELISA, antibody URL:... Read More

B antigen

Definition noun A major type of blood-group antigen in which galactose is bound at the terminal end of H antigen through the... Read More

Ria

Ria --> radioimmunoassay (Science: investigation, technique) Any system for testing antigen antibody reactions in which... Read More

Passive agglutination

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

Opsonization

Definition noun, plural: opsonizations The process at which opsonins bind to the surface of the antigen so that the... 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

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Plasmablast

Definition noun, plural: plasmablasts An antibody-producing stem cell that could give rise to another of its kind or... Read More

Radial immunodiffusion

Definition noun A quantitative immunodiffusion technique used to detect the level of protein (antigen) in a sample by... 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

Tissue-specific antigen

tissue-specific antigen --> organ-specific antigen A heterogenetic antigen with organ specificity; e.g., in addition to... Read More

Organ-specific antigen

organ-specific antigen A heterogenetic antigen with organ specificity; e.g., in addition to species-specific antigen, kidney... 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

Gene therapy protocol at UCSD activates immune system in patients with leukemia

A research team at the Moores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego (UCSD) reports that patients with chronic... Read More

Opsonin

Definition noun, plural: opsonins Any substance (e.g. antibody) that binds to the surface of a particle (e.g. antigen) to... Read More

Immunization

Definition noun A process which renders to organism immunity to a specific disease by exposing the organism to an antigen to... Read More

Immunisation

Definition noun A process which renders to organism immunity to a specific disease by exposing the organism to an antigen to... Read More

Dengue virus type 2: replication and tropisms in orally infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

Dengue virus type 2: replication and tropisms in orally infected Aedes aegypti mosquitoes Ma Isabel Salazar, Jason H... Read More

Active agglutination

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

Prausnitz-Kustner test

Definition noun An immunologic test used to detect the presence of hypersensitivity to a specific antigen by first injecting... 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

Antibody

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

Single-chain Antibody Fragment (ScFv)

Single-chain antibody fragment (hereinafter referred to as scFv) maintains the antigen recognition specificity of parent... Read More

Antigen-antibody complex

Antigen-antibody complex The complex formed by the binding of antigen and antibody molecules. The deposition of large... Read More

Heterogenetic antigen

Heterogenetic antigen An antigen which is possessed by a variety of different phylogenetically unrelated species; e.g., the... Read More

Reversible microlenses to speed chemical detection

    On the left, a microlens is in the 'on' state and ready to detect. The right shows... Read More

T cell receptors are dynamic protein molecules, study found

By Vicki Mozo The role of the immune system in keeping a healthy, functional body is without a doubt essential. It protects... Read More

Major histocompatibility complex class II

Definition noun A class of major histocompatibility complex wherein the histocompatibility antigens are expressed on the... Read More

T-helper cell

Definition noun, plural: T-helper cells A type of T lymphocyte that assists by activating antigen-presenting leukocytes,... Read More

Tumor antigen

Definition noun, plural: tumor antigens A substance, usually a polypeptide or a carbohydrate, produced in tumor cells,... Read More

Neoantigen

Definition noun, plural: neoantigens A newly expressed antigen on tumor cells or cells infected with... Read More

Major histocompatibility complex class I

Definition noun A class of major histocompatibility complex wherein the histocompatibility antigens are expressed on the... Read More

Somatic antigen

somatic antigen An antigen located in the cell wall of a bacterium in contrast to one in the flagella (flagellar antigen) or... Read More

Macrophage-1 antigen

Macrophage-1 antigen An adhesion-promoting leukocyte surface membrane heterodimer. The alpha subunit consists of the CD11b... Read More