alloantigen


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al·lo·an·ti·gen

 (ăl′ō-ăn′tĭ-jən)

alloantigen

(ˌæləʊˈæntɪdʒən)
n
another name for isoantigen

al•lo•an•ti•gen

(ˌæl oʊˈæn tɪ dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
an antigen present in some but not all individuals of the same species, as those in different human blood groups.
[1965–70]
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In an alloantigen tolerance induction model, it was shown that PD-1/PD-L1 plays an important role in maintaining long-term allogeneic tolerance induced by infusion of ethylene carbodiimide-fixed allogeneic splenocytes [11].
Association of the B-cell alloantigen DRW4 with rheumatoid arthritis.
Association of a B-cell alloantigen with susceptibility to rheumatic fever.
hAECs inhibit peripheral blood mononuclear cell proliferative responses to mitogen, alloantigen, and recall antigen (14).
29) In sum, "[e]xposure to paternal alloantigen occurs in two waves in the reproductive process--initially during transmission of seminal fluid at coitus, and secondly when placental trophoblast cells invade maternal tissues during embryo implantation.
When the test was performed in the presence of mitogen stimulating lipopolysaccha-rides (LPS), phytohaemagglutinin (PHA), concanavalin A (ConA) and alloantigen, a concentration dependent inhibition of lymphocyte proliferation was observed.
In the skin and GI tissue affected by GVHD, the mechanism of apoptosis is likely similar and caused by alloreactive T lymphocytes targeted to alloantigen on recipient tissue.