haemagglutinin


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hem·ag·glu·ti·nin

(hē'mă-glū'ti-nin)
A substance, antibody or other, which causes hemagglutination.
Synonym(s): haemagglutinin.

haemagglutinin

An antibody that causes HAEMAGGLUTINATION of red blood cells bearing the corresponding ANTIGEN.

haemagglutinin

any substance that causes the clumping of red blood cells.
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Primer pairs for specific amplification of the iroN (salmochelin siderophore receptor), iss (increased serum survival) [20]; papC (pilus associated with pyelonephritis), iucD (aerobactin siderophore synthesis) [10]; tsh (temperature-sensitive haemagglutinin), vat (vacuolating autotransporter toxin) [6]; cvi/cva (structural genes of colicin V operon), ibeA (invasion of brain endothelium) [7]; irp2 (Iron-repressible protein (yersiniabactin synthesis)) [21]; neuS (K1 capsular antigen) [22]; and astA (heat-stable cytotoxin associated with enteroaggregative E.
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