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Search Results for: organ-specific antigen

Organ-specific antigen

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

Tissue-specific antigen

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

Heterogenetic antigen

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

Immune system

Definition noun The organ system that is involved in protecting the organism from infection, infestation, and other... Read More

Cytotoxic T cell

Definition noun, plural: cytotoxic T cells A T cell responsible for inducing death to target cells (e.g. infected somatic... 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

Positive feedback

Positive Feedback Definition Each mechanism of the body like temperature, blood pressure, and levels of specific nutrients... Read More