antigen

[ US /ˈæntədʒən/ ]
[ UK /ˈæntɪd‍ʒˌɛn/ ]
NOUN
  1. any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)
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  •  Dengue 1-4 Antigen + conjugated monoclonal antibodies = antigen-MAb complex  Sandwich of anti-human IgG antibody / Serum Antibody / antigen-MAb complex  AI > Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • Indeed, purified antigen-specific B lymphocytes from HIV-1-infected patients can be activated invitro by HIV-1 antigens to secrete cytokines and immunoglobulins.
  • Once B cells have come into contact with an antigen they proliferate and differentiate into antibody secreting cells.
  • URL van Baalen CA, Guillon C, van Baalen M, Verschuren EJ, Boers PHM, et al. (2002) Impact of antigen expression kinetics on the effectiveness of HIV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes. PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  •  Dengue 1-4 Antigen + conjugated monoclonal antibodies = antigen-MAb complex  Sandwich of anti-human IgM antibody / Serum Antibody / antigen-MAb complex  Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • Taking into account the circulating B cells and calculating the quantity of antibody per immunologically-distinct epitope, the conclusion was that an infant could mount a response to the antigens present in “10 000 vaccines”. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • Slide 13: MHC molecules and T cell function  Class I MHC molecules  Most nucleated cells of the body  Infected / cancerous cells display parts of foreign antigens on surfaces  Recognized by cytotoxic T cells  Class II MHC molecules  Dendritic cells, macrophages, B cells (APCs) display phagocytized antigen fragments on surfaces  Recognized by helper T cells  T cells that have receptors for self - molecules are destroyed  self - tolerance Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • 1 In renal transplantation, acute cellular rejection has been viewed as a T-cell-dependent process, but B cells are required for alloantibody production and may also play other roles, including alloantigen presentation to T cells. 2 Medlogs - Recent stories
  • Antibodies are gamma globulins produced by B lymphocytes when antigens enter the body.
  • Immunoproteomics, a powerful tool for studying antigens at the proteomic level, allowed a comparative investigation of the immunogenicity of capsulate and non-capsulate strains of L. garvieae for vaccine development.
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