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ag·glu·ti·nin

 (ə-glo͞ot′n-ĭn)
n.
An antibody or other substance that is capable of causing agglutination, as of red blood cells or bacteria.

agglutinin

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

ag•glu•ti•nin

(əˈglut n ɪn)

n.
an antibody that causes agglutination.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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6] If cold agglutinins were suspected, the sample was collected and immediately incubated at 37[degrees]C and at room temperature for 30 mins.
Fulminant autoimmune cold-type hemolysis with marked elevation of monothermic cold agglutinins.
A new test for the detection of weak and 'incomplete' Rh agglutinins.
Cold agglutinins react with human red cells but they differ in the strength of the reaction with different cells.
3,9) Laboratory abnormalities including cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinins, rheumatoid factor, and antineutrophilic antibody also are seen in children; (6,10) however, there are no reports of childhood pernio being associated with connective tissue disease or other systemic illness, although long-term studies are lacking.
Low prevalence of brucella agglutinins in blood donors in central province of Iran.
the agglutinins depleted their activity by binding to the bacterial particles but increased the PA at the same time.
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This process is an immune reaction caused by antibodies called agglutinins.
It demonstrates agglutinins to Proteus vulgaris strain OX 19, OX 2 and OX K.
In milk containing Brucella agglutinins, the bacteria were agglutinated and raised with the cream forming a blue cream line, having the skin milk-white in samples, in which there were no agglutinins.
His tests including full blood count, thyroid function tests, antinuclear antibody, cryoglobulin, cryofibrinogen, cold agglutinins, antiphospholipid antibodies and serum protein electrophoresis, which were performed to determine the etiology, were within normal ranges.