encephalitogen


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encephalitogen

(ɛnˌsɛfəˈlaɪtədʒən)
n
(Pathology) an agent that is able to produce encephalitis
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Sela, "Suppression by several synthetic polypeptides of experimental allergic encephalomyelitis induced in Guinea pigs and rabbits with bovine and human basic encephalitogen," European Journal of Immunology, vol.
(1987) Myelin basic protein as an encephalitogen in encephalomyelitis and polyneuritis following rabies vaccination.
In-vivo and in-vitro immunological cross-reaction between basic encephalitogen and synthetic basic polypeptides capable of suppressing experimental allergic encephalomyelitis.
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