anti-idiotype

anti-idiotype

an ANTIBODY that can recognize and bind to the antigen binding site of another antibody. See IDIOTYPE.
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Presence of tolerance generating anti-idiotype antibodies to mast cell degranulating antigens that induce remission of the disease forms the basis of AST and this therapy has been tried in various autoimmune diseases.
Basis of this treatment is Autologous serum containing tolerancegenerating anti-idiotype antibodies to mast cell degranulating antigens.
2008) The role of anti-idiotype antibodies to alpha-fetoprotein in oncogenesis.
Other methodologies for smaller haptens include idiometric assay with anti-idiotype antibodies (15-17), antimetatype antibody--based immunoassay (18, 19), and open sandwich immunoassay (20, 21).
Furthermore, irrelevant isotype-matching antibody (an anti-idiotype mAb, clone 2F9-G5 (IgGl/[kappa])) was included in the experiments.
Clarke (24) proposed that cross-reactivity with microbial antigens could induce interferon-gamma production and possiblely generate anti-idiotype antibodies.
M2 EQUITYBITES-18 May 2010-AbD Serotec enters the area of recombinant anti-idiotype antibodies(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
In this case, the immune system will produce anti-idiotype antibodies to attack the idiotypes.
A clear progression in underlying technology platforms can be seen: from early, simple vaccines using inactivated viruses, or tumor cells and cell lysates; through to the identification of specific antigens to create more advanced viral vectors, dendritic cells, conjugated vaccines, and anti-idiotype vaccines.
4) The specificities of these interfering antibodies may be anti-isotype, anti-idiotype, anti-anti-idiotype, or they may be classified as rheumatoid factor or autoantibody.
The company's products are based on its unique proprietary platform technology, Anti-idiotype Induction Therapy.
Cancer vaccines can be divided into six main categories: antigen/adjuvant vaccines, DNA vaccines, vector-based vaccines, tumor cell vaccines, dendritic cell vaccines and anti-idiotype vaccines.