Antigens


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Antigens

Markers on the outside of such organisms as bacteria and viruses, which allow antibodies to recognize foreign invaders.
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Antigens appropriate for inclusion in therapy are generally divided into high- and low-sensitivity groups based primarily on the reaction observed during prick testing.
A short time after entering a cell, CMV begins to make proteins that prevent the cell from displaying antigens on its surface.
PROSTASCINT is the first and only commercial monoclonal antibody-based agent that targets prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) to image the extent and spread of prostate cancer.
This technique requires that whole proteins or selected peptide antigens are added to blood cells, allowing the simultaneous analysis of both major histocompatibility complex class I and II restricted T-cell responses (7).
Several studies have shown that feed restriction can alter immune responses to experimental antigens (8,16) and may have profound effects on antioxidant balance in various tissues (17).
Cells apparently process the foreign DNA easily, synthesizing the encoded antigens and igniting immunological retaliation against them.
SurModics' line of stabilization products stabilizes proteins, such as antibodies and antigens, that are immobilized or in solution for use in a variety of IVD applications.
Three persons showed reactivity to both antigens tested.
To do this, many investigators have injected tumor antigens directly into the bloodstreams of patients, either alone or with compounds designed to elicit a stronger immune response.
All samples were screened in duplicate on both positive and negative antigens in the assay.
Most importantly, the antigen didn't make them worse.