immunodominance

immunodominance

/im·mu·no·dom·i·nance/ (-dom´ĭ-nans) the degree to which a subunit of an antigenic determinant is involved in binding or reacting with antibody.

immunodominance

the property of an antigenic determinant that causes it to be responsible for the major immune response in a host.
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This enzyme has several conserved epitopes that play a role in epitope selection and immunodominance (13).
Investigating the immunodominance of carbohydrate antigens in a bivalent unimolecular glycoconjugate vaccine against serogroup A and C meningococcal disease," Glycoconjugate Journal, vol.
The kinetic stability of MHC class II: peptide complexes is a key parameter that dictates immunodominance," Immunity, vol.
Dissecting mechanisms of immunodominance to the common tuberculosis antigens ESAT-6, CFP10, Rv2031c (hspX), Rv2654c (TB7.
The feline antibody profiles were consistent with the known serologic immunodominance of these antigens in M.
Viral persistence alters CD8 T-cell immunodominance and tissue distribution and results in distinct stages of functional impairment.
Anti-CD25 antibody enhancement of vaccine-induced immunogenicity: increased durable cellular immunity with reduced immunodominance.
Not every individual will generate cross-neutralizing antibodies since immunodominance is complex.
Other probiotic strain properties, such as immunodominance, adhesion on cell lines, and mucin and human biopsies are being studied.
Human humoral immune responses to antigens of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: immunodominance of high-molecular-mass antigens.