heteroimmunity

heteroimmunity

(hĕt″ĕr-ō-ĭm-mū′nĭ-tē)
Having immunity to an antigen from another species.
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Further, they are also consistent with the possibility that some limited-specificity lupus humoral autoimmunity arises from anti-Epstein-Barr virus humoral heteroimmunity.
To further test the potential generality that lupus autoimmunity may arise from the anti-Epstein-Barr virus heteroimmunity and taking a hint from PPPGMRPP of anti-Sm, we tested whether the first autoantibodies binding 60 kD Ro at TKYKQRNGWSHKD also bound Epstein-Barr virus Nuclear Antigen-1 (EBNA-1).
This diversity of rstR constitutes the molecular basis for heteroimmunity among CTX phages, which are otherwise genetically similar.