normal antibody

nor·mal an·ti·bod·y

antibodies occurring as a result of immunoglobulin DNA rearrangement and somatic hypermutation rather than in response to stimulation with a specific antigen.
Synonym(s): natural antibody

natural antibody

An antibody (e.g., anti-A, anti-B blood group antibodies) that is present in the circulation without prior exposure to the cognate antigen.

nor·mal an·ti·body

(nōr'măl an'ti-bod-ē)
Antibody demonstrable in the serum or plasma of various people or animals not known to have been stimulated by specific antigen, either artificially or as the result of naturally occurring contact.
Synonym(s): natural antibody.
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Leaving the area of Hashimoto's and going to the general patient (with normal antibody levels without Hashi's), another big issue with iodine supplementation is that the TSH may go up, which is then interpreted by the family physician as a sign of hypothyroidism.
Upon vaccinating the mice, the researchers observed that the animals were unable to mount a normal antibody response to the pathogen.
Anti-malignin is a normal antibody in humans which has been found to increase with age, as the risk of cancer increases.
The scientists created the new molecule, called GE2, by fusing together snippets of two normal antibody proteins.
Because these agents neither provoke the normal antibody response, nor become fazed by disinfecting and sterilizing agents, they are considered unconventional, or, more succinctly, "slow.
These cytokines are known to be involved in: 1) the regulation of normal antibody synthesis; 2) autoimmune diseases; and 3) inflammatory responses.