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homophilic

 [ho″mo-fil´ik]
reacting only with specific antigen.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

homophilic

adjective Referring to homophilia, see there.
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Several studies have indicated that the extracellular domain of NRCAM can interact with molecules on the cis- and transmembranes, as well as both homophilic and heterophilic binding with CAM and CAM-like molecules.
CEACAM1 homophilic interactions between TILs and melanoma cells appear to dampen in vivo TIL functions, limiting the efficacy of TIL adoptive cell transfer therapy in melanoma patients [46].
CEA functions as a cell adhesion molecule through the CEA-to-CEA homophilic interaction or CEA to CEACAM1 or by CEACAM6 heterophilic interaction.
the homophilic language and practices of philia that Gandhi proposes,
SdrC induces staphylococcal biofilm formation through a homophilic interaction.
Homophily and communication influence each other: the denser the communication flows between two individuals, the greater their tendency to become homophilic. The higher the homophilic character of the relationship, the more effective the communication.
Homophilic information sources are preferably utilized by consumers who are seeking information regarding brands [9].
CEACAM1 belongs to the Human CEA protein family, and preclinical data show that inhibition of CEACAM1-CEACAM1 homophilic interactions by CM-24 leads to enhanced activation of tumor specific immune cells.
Lyotard 1984); and contrary to the Jacobinist emphasis on the nation-state as the locus proper of the political (Laclau & Mouffe 2001 [1985]), post-leftists are constructing new forms of community that break from both its homophilic and hierarchical imperatives.
[3,12,13] The cadherins comprise a large number of adhesion molecules localized in the intercellular junctions, keeping cells connected through homophilic protein-protein interactions.
According to the principle of matrixbased biomimetic modification, our team utilized a recombinant protein, which spans fragments 7-10 of fibronectin module III (heterophilic motif) and extracellular domains 12 of cadherin-11 (rFN/Cad-11) (homophilic motif), to modify the interface of collagen type II (Col II) sponges.