haemagglutinin


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hem·ag·glu·ti·nin

(hē'mă-glū'ti-nin)
A substance, antibody or other, which causes hemagglutination.
Synonym(s): haemagglutinin.

haemagglutinin

An antibody that causes HAEMAGGLUTINATION of red blood cells bearing the corresponding ANTIGEN.

haemagglutinin

any substance that causes the clumping of red blood cells.
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These data suggest that a single dose of 15 [micro]g of haemagglutinin antigen without alum adjuvant induces a typically protective immune response in the majority of subjects between 12 and 60 years of age.
Resistance to the drug is due to mutations of the viral haemagglutinin and/or neuraminidase.
5, 5, or 10 (u)g haemagglutinin per dose with aluminium hydroxide adjuvant on day 0 and 28.
These are the haemagglutinin, of which there are 13 types, and neuraminidase, which has nine types.
The trial examined three doses of a DNA plasmid encoding the H3 haemagglutinin (HA) gene for Panama flu (1, 2 and 4 micrograms) administered as a single dose to 36 healthy adult volunteers.
Deduced amino acid sequences at the haemagglutinin cleavage site of avian influenza A viruses of H5 and H7 subtypes.
Vaccines should contain 15 ug of each haemagglutinin antigen in each 0.
The type IV mannose-sensitive haemagglutinin (MSHA) contributes to V.
Antibodies target a lollipop-shaped flu virus surface protein called haemagglutinin (HA).
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Using Particle Mediated Epidermal Delivery (PMED(TM)), PowderMed's needle-free injection system, a DNA plasmid encoding the H3 haemagglutinin (HA) gene for Panama flu was administered to 36 healthy volunteers.
Sialic acid receptor specificity on erythrocytes affects detection of antibody to avian influenza haemagglutinin.