class II antigens


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class II an·ti·gens

a cell membrane glycoprotein encoded by human leukocyte antigen genes of the major histocompatibility complex. These antigens are distributed on antigen-presenting cells such as macrophages, B cells, and dendritic cells.

class II an·ti·gens

(klas an'ti-jenz)
A cell-membrane glycoprotein encoded by genes of the major histocompatibility complex. These antigens are distributed on antigen-presenting cells such as macrophages, B cells, and dendritic cells.
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These results suggest that HLA association with HCV infection involves both class I and class II antigens.
39,40] Aberrant expression of MHC class II antigens may indicate altered immune reactions in different types of disease.
Other HLA glycoproteins that are not constitutively expressed on most cells, including fetal fibroblasts, are the class II antigens, HLA-DR, -DQ, and -DP.
Seeking safer alternatives, immunologists have recently focused on HLA class II antigens and other nonlethal ways of blocking T-cells, but their experiments have yielded only partial success.
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