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An antibody or other substance that is capable of causing agglutination, as of red blood cells or bacteria.


(Biology) a substance, such as an antibody or a lectin, that causes agglutination of cells or bacteria
[C19: agglutinate + -in]


(əˈglut n ɪn)

an antibody that causes agglutination.
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Noun1.agglutinin - an antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen
antibody - any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
isoagglutinin - an antibody produced by one individual that causes agglutination of red blood cells in other individuals of the same species
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BIVV009 is a novel monoclonal antibody that has been designed to block C1s in the classical complement pathway and directly target the root cause of cold agglutinin disease.
Beyond its two marketed products, Bioverativ's pipeline includes a program in Phase 3 testing for cold agglutinin disease, and early stage research programs and collaborations in hemophilia, and other rare blood disorders, including sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia.
7) in which 89 adult patients who were diagnosed as having cold agglutinin disease were evaluated retrospectively, it was reported that more than 90% of the patients had a positive Coombs test with anti-C3.