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ag·glu·ti·nate

(ă-glū'ti-nāt),
To accomplish, or be subjected to, agglutination.

agglutinate

(ə-glo͞ot′n-āt′)
v. aggluti·nated, aggluti·nating, aggluti·nates
v.tr.
1. To cause to adhere, as with glue.
2. Linguistics To form (words) by combining words or words and word elements.
3. Physiology To cause (red blood cells or bacteria) to clump together.
v.intr.
1. To join together into a group or mass.
2. Linguistics To form words by agglutination.
3. Physiology To clump together; undergo agglutination.
n. (-ĭt)

ag·glu′ti·nant adj. & n.

Agglutinate

noun An aggregate; a clump of cells, usually red cells, formed by an immune interaction between surface antigens and antibodies.
verb To form an immune aggregate with cells, antigens and antibodies.

agglutinate

to stick together and form clumps.
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The increased phenoloxidase and agglutinate titre in the haemolymph of infected shrimp was possibly stimulated by recognition of LPS in the V.
cholerae strains did not agglutinate with serogroups O1 or O139.
Macroscopic Slide Agglutination Test: This test is carried out with a dense suspension of leptospires, which agglutinate into clumps visible to the naked eye.
RHDV-N11 showed no agglutination of blood groups O or A, but did agglutinate blood groups B and AB; this pattern is similar that of G4 and G6 groups (73) (Table 1).
Plant lectins, primarily based upon the sugar-binding specificity and inhibition of the agglutination reaction, are reversible carbohydrate-binding proteins or glycoproteins of non-immuno origin that can agglutinate cells or precipitate polysaccharides and glycoconjugates (Goldstein et al.
In this assay, polystyrene beads (13) coated with rabbit antibodies to cysC agglutinate when mixed with samples containing cysC.
can grow in thio-sulfatecitrate-bile salts-sucrose agar as yellow colonies and do not agglutinate with V.
RBCs contaminated with the gel are "sticky" and prone to agglutinate, which can produce false-positive test results.
Thus, anti-A is able to agglutinate RBCs suspended in saline and activate complement with ease.
It did not agglutinate in antiserum 0 through 34 and was pYV negative, whereas the radicchio rosso isolate was identified as Y.
cholerae serogroups (strains that do not agglutinate in antisera to the O1 group antigen) have occasionally caused sporadic outbreaks of diarrhea, serogroup O1 was, until the emergence of serogroup O139 in 1992, the exclusive cause of epidemic cholera.
These latex particles agglutinate when FDP is present, although timing and dilution requirements must be strictly observed.