isoantigen


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i·so·an·ti·gen

 (ī′sō-ăn′tĭ-jən)
n.
A protein or other substance, such as histocompatibility or red blood cell antigens, that is present in only some members of a species and therefore able to stimulate isoantibody production in other members of the same species who lack it. Also called alloantigen.

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

isoantigen

(ˌaɪsəʊˈæntɪdʒən)
n
(Physiology) immunol an antigen that stimulates antibody production in different members of the same species

i•so•an•ti•gen

(ˌaɪ soʊˈæn tɪ dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
(formerly) an alloantigen.
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The expression of the blood groups isoantigen was concordant with the blood group of the patient in all the cases studied irrespective of the fixative and time of fixation.
Expression of ABH blood group isoantigen as a prognostic factor in transitional cell bladder carcinoma.