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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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Our findings show that rotaviruses can infect secretor and nonsecretor Lewis antigen-positive persons, which suggests that rotavirus infection is not associated with the secretor phenotype or HBGA type.
Youngblood was later found to be a secretor with blood type A.
These compounds chemically vacuum up scarce iron and make it available both to secretors of siderophones and to any nearby microbes bearing a DNA mutation that blocks siderophone production.
Approximately 75%-80% of the population are secretors.
Reference values and biological variation for tumor marker CA 19-9 in serum for different Lewis and secretor genotypes and evaluation of secretor and Lewis genotyping in a Caucasian population.
A parede da antera jovem, na região do saco polínico, apresenta epiderme cuticularizada, endotécio, com paredes delgadas, uma camada média colapsada e tapete secretor uninucleado (Figura 12).
Fretter and Graham (1994) considered the main function of the hypobranchial gland to be a secretor of mucus for trapping and cementing particulate matter sucked into the mantle cavity with the respiratory water current prior to its expulsion.
This message says, "keep on being a regular granulosa cell; don't differentiate into a steroid secretor.
Study challenged infected AGE Dolin 1971 (10) 12 9 (75) Wyatt 1974 (11) ([dagger]) 23 16 (70) Parrino 1977 (8) ([dagger]) 12 6 (50) Johnson 1990 (17) ([dagger]) 42 31 (74) 25 (60) Graham 1994 (12) 50 41 (82) 34 (68) Lindesmith 2003 (18) 77 34 (44) 21 (27) Lindesmith 2005 (19) 15 9 (60) 7 (47) Atmar 2008 (20) 21 16 (76) 11 (52) Leon 2011 (21) ([double dagger]) 15 7 (47) 5 (33) Atmar 2011 (14) ([double dagger]) 41 34 (83) 29 (71) Seitz 2011 (22) 13 10 (77) 10 (77) Frenck 2012 (23) 40 17 (42) 12 (30) Secretor positive No.
Willard Brown is a type O (secretor), and the police knew that Brown was a type O secretor in 1986.
In the endocrine portion of the pancreas, polyamines are present in the secretor granules of b-cells [6] and they seem to play important roles in both insulin secretion [6, 17] and b-cell regeneration [8, 18].
The dosage of the Lewis gene [fucosyltransferase 3 (galactoside 3(4)-L-fucosyltransferase, Lewis blood group)] increases the amount of CA 19-9, whereas the dosage of secretor genes decreases it (6).