antigenicity


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an·ti·gen

 (ăn′tĭ-jən) also an·ti·gene (-jēn′)
n.
A molecule that is capable of binding to an antibody or to an antigen receptor on a T cell, especially one that induces an immune response. An antigen is usually a foreign substance, such as a toxin or a component of a virus, bacterium, or parasite.

an′ti·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
an′ti·gen′i·cal·ly adv.
an′ti·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

antigenicity

(ˌæntɪdʒəˈnɪsɪtɪ)
n
the quality or extent of being antigenic
Translations

an·ti·ge·nic·i·ty

n. antigenicidad, el estado o propiedad de producir una reacción inmune a un anticuerpo. V.: immunogenicity.
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The animals were monitored to identify any signs of antigenicity or disease.
Lakshman PLN, Tachibana S, Toyama H, Taira T, Suganuma T, Suntornsuk W, Yasuda M (2011) Application of an acid proteinase from Monascus purpureus to reduce antigenicity of bovine milk whey protein.
2 VP1 gene was relatively static in the past 40 years and suggested that, other than antigenicity, genetic changes in nonstructural proteins might play a role in the emergence of this recombinant GII.
Recently, many artificial conduits with lower antigenicity and foreign body reactions are commercially available for clinical use.
This virus was classified according to its combination of two kinds of serotype, namely G (glycoprotein) serotype determined by VP7 antigenicity and P (protease-sensitive protein) serotype associated with VP4 antigenicity (Dhama et al.
Immunotherapy, as a form of cancer treatment had been knocking the door since 1957, when antigenicity of tumors and immune surveillance in tumorigenesis was first recognized.
ESTIMATION OF MOLECULAR WEIGHT, TOTAL YIELD AND ANTIGENICITY OF RECOMBINANT PROTEIN
Influenza A is further subdivided into 16 hemagglutinin (HI to H16) and nine neuraminidase (N1 to N9) subtypes on the basis of the antigenicity of the surface proteins hemagglutinin and neuraminidase (2,3).
They are applied as unpreserved, autologous products and thus lack antigenicity (Geerling et al.
However, higher-grade poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma may lack both pathological features and diagnostic antigenicity, including for PSA [6].
The memory alloy mesh is totally sealed within living tissue with its extra-strong elasticity without antigenicity but having very good compatibility to human tissue.
If cured, "HIV does not retain antigenicity which presents a problem for vaccine development.