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secretor

 [se-kre´tor]
in genetics, one who secretes the ABH antigens of the ABO blood group in the saliva and other body fluids; also, the gene determining this trait.

se·cre·tor

(se-krē'tŏr, tōr),
An individual whose bodily fluids (saliva, semen, vaginal secretions) contain a water-soluble form of the antigens of the ABO blood group. Secretors constitute 80% of the population. In forensic medicine, the examination of fluids has enhanced the ability of law enforcement officials to develop identifying information about perpetrators and narrow a field of suspects.

secretor

/se·cre·tor/ (se-kre´ter)
1. in genetics, one who secretes the ABH antigens of the ABO blood group in the saliva and other body fluids.
2. the gene determining this trait.

secretor

also

secreter

(sĭ-krē′tər)
n.
1. A cell, tissue, or organ that produces a secretion.
2. A person whose saliva and other body fluids contain ABO antigens.

secretor

[sikrē′tər]
1 a person who releases A, B, or AB blood group antigens into saliva, gastric juice, or other exocrine secretions.
2 the autosomal-dominant allele that determines this trait.

se·cre·tor

(sĕ-krē'tŏr)
A person whose bodily fluids (e.g., saliva, semen, vaginal secretions) contain a water-soluble form of the antigens of the ABO blood group.
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Anti-H lectin (Biorex, UK) is used to resolve problems of ABO subgroups by determining the degree of H reactivity on the red blood cells in agglutination tests and for determining the ABH secretor status, particularly in group (O) individuals, by inhibition tests using saliva.
Homozygous secretor, heterozygous secretor, and nonsecretor genotypes represented 23.
2011) Secretor genotype (FUT2 gene) is strongly associated with the composition of Bifidobacteria in the human intestine.
It is a cross sectional study conducted for the evaluation of ABH secretor and non- secretor status in the Karachi (Pakistani) population.
4) and it also resolves confusions to help determine, in the testing of body fluids, if an individual is a Secretor, Non-Secretor or a combination of both.
El receptor pIgR se rompe por via enzimatica de la membrana y se convierte en el componente secretor (SC), que esta unido por enlaces disulfuro y es liberado junto con la IgA polimerica en las secreciones mucosas.
La Paralisis Periodica Hipokalemica Tirotoxica (PPHT) es una entidad poco frecuente en nuestro medio, potencialmente letal; que se presenta como una complicacion de un estado hipertiroideo, enfermedad de Graves, tiroiditis, adenoma toxico, bocio nodular toxico, tirotoxicosis facticia o un tumor de hipofisis secretor de TSH; aunque tambien puede presentarse en personas con tirotoxicosis silente.
470) This handwritten report had not been made available to the defense prior to Willis's trial, yet it noted that Willis was a secretor with type B blood, while the crime scene sample belonged to someone with type A blood.
He added that domestic commerce would also be given attention and initiatives have been announced to promote domestic commerce with the help of private secretor in order to enhance exports of domestic products.
Lewis and secretor gene dosages affect CA19-9 and DU-PAN-2 serum levels in normal individuals and colorectal cancer patients.
Una hipotesis para explicar la interaccion entre el LPM y el CCM seria que el LPM funcionara como un organo secretor de sustancias que afecten el tejido del condilo por un mecanismo paracrino.