Ia antigen | definition of Ia antigen by Medical dictionary
histocompatibility antigens found primarily on B lymphocytes but also on some macrophages, T lymphocytes and skin.
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Protein antigens of FMD virus are processed through APC along with Ia antigen
and stimulate the Th cells for production of cytokines whose production is antigen specific but their action is antigen non-specific so cytokines activate the response of LPS stimulated B cells.
The thymus dependent lymphocytes (T-cells) can only recognize the antigen when presented on the surface of APC with Ia antigen
(Vanio et al.
expression in human epidermal Langerhans cells.
Immunoultrastructural localization of Ia antigens
in human endometrium.