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op·son·ic

 (ŏp-sŏn′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or produced by opsonins.

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meningitidis (serogroups A, B, C, W, Y), as well as opsonic killing of S.
There are various factors which attribute for high association of diabetes with TB like low opsonic index, decreased bactericidal activity, decreased synthesis of collagen, impaired defensive function of reticuloendothelial cell, increased availability of glycerol in tissue that act as substrate for growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli, lack of adequate substrate for antibody formation due to disturbed protein metabolism and lowered production of IL-1 beta and TNF alpha by peripheral blood monocytes.
These patients typically have a reduction in serum bactericidal, opsonic activity, complement, and fibronectin levels7,8.
Granoff, "Bactericidal and opsonic activity of IgG1 and IgG2 anticapsular antibodies to Haemophilus influenzae type b," The Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol.
RrgB321, a Fusion Protein of the Three Variants of the Pneumococcal Pilus Backbone RrgB, Is Protective In Vivo and Elicits Opsonic Antibodies.
The contribution of complement to opsonic activity in the uterine secretions of mares free of endometritis Theriogenology 39:601-09.
Generally, protection against GAS infection has been correlated with presence of type specific opsonic antibodies against M protein (7).
F-type lectin from the sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): purification, cDNA cloning, tissue expression and localization, and opsonic activity.
The nephelometer: Na instrument for estimating the number of bacteria in suspensions used for calculating the opsonic index and for vaccines.
Tripep added that it had out-licensed the RAS technology to US Opsonic Therapeutics.