heterophilic


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heterophilic

 [het″er-o-fil´ik]
1. having affinity for other antigens or antibodies besides the one for which it is specific.
2. staining with a type of stain other than the usual one.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

heterophilic

adjective Referring to heterophilia, see there.
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IgSF CAMs are involved in complex extracellular interactions involving both homophilic and heterophilic binding to CAMs as well as multiple cis and trans interactions [15].
Amato et al., "Erroneous augmentation of multiplex assay measurements in patients with rheumatoid arthritis due to heterophilic binding by serum rheumatoid factor," Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol.
The extracellular domains of the CEACAM group function as homophilic and heterophilic cellular adhesion molecules or receptors [32-34].
Integrins or proteases released by the stimulation of PECAM-1 and its heterophilic activity, which allowed leukocytes to transmigrate through basement membrane, will change the properties of endothelial cells.
Severe histiolymphocytic and heterophilic bronchopneumonia as a vaccination in broiler chicks reaction to in ovofowlpox.
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Rodriguez et al., "Heterophilic NeuGcGM3 ganglioside cancer vaccine in advanced melanoma patients: results of a phase Ib/IIa study," Cancer Biology and Therapy, vol.
Histopathologically it was characterized by congestion, oedema, mononuclear and heterophilic cell infiltration in the dermal layer.
Expression of CD6, a heterophilic receptor for ALCAM expressed mainly in lymphocytes, has not been determined in the uterine endometrium or conceptuses in pigs so far, but it is possible that ALCAM may recruit and activate endometrial lymphocytes.