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homophilic

 [ho″mo-fil´ik]
reacting only with specific antigen.

homophilic

/ho·mo·phil·ic/ (ho″mo-fil´ik) reacting only with a specific antigen.

homophilic

adjective Referring to homophilia, see there.

homophilic

reacting only with specific antigen.
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Inhibition of human tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte effector functions by the homophilic carcinoembryonic cell adhesion molecule 1 interactions," Journal of Immunology, vol.
Drosophila fasciclin 1 is a novel homophilic adhesion molecule that along with fasciclin III can mediate cell sorting.
A special problem arises when, on the one hand, homosexuality is demonized as a matter of doctrine, while, on the other, the banishment of women leaves the priest living in a homophilic world.
On the one hand, this election day witnessed the democratic repudiation of a homophobic Republican Party, and the reinvigoration of a homophilic Democratic Party.
Task-based Outcomes allowing Actors to overcome homophilic associations and thereby work together to reach common goals;
All cadherins have tripartite functional domains--a calcium-inducible, extracellular amino terminal domain, important for homophilic intercellular associations, with 4 domains (EC1 to EC4), followed by an extracellular anchor domain (EA); a single transmembrane domain; and a cytoplasmic domain anchoring the cytoskeleton, an essential process for cell adhesion.
Homophilic judgments (the tendency to favor one's one type of research) are pervasive in the evaluation process but should not worry us too much.
Ep-CAM was regarded as a physical homophilic interaction molecule between intestinal epithelial cells and intraepithelial lymphocytes at the mucosal epithelium for providing immunological barrier as a first line of defense against mucosal infection (Nochi et al.
And while I might have wished for a more homophilic production, that potentiality seemed to exist for me primarily in the image of a handsome younger man (someone like Schwartz) playing Juliet, the object of another male's affection.
This is thanks not only to "Will & Grace" but more important, the constant homophilic output of Bravo, Logo, Showtime and even HBO and IFC with their airing of films like "Brokeback Mountain" and "The Celluloid Closet," respectively.
This adhesion process is homophilic, in which cadherins associate specifically with identical cadherins on neighboring cell surfaces.
The literature also points out that there is a tendency to replace outgoing board members with members who have similar characteristics, a tendency that Lynall et al (2003) describe as homophilic selection.