isolysin

isolysin

 [i-sol´ĭ-sin]
a lysin acting on cells of animals of the same species as that from which it is derived.

i·sol·y·sin

(ī-sol'i-sin),
An antibody that combines with, sensitizes, and results in complement-fixation and dissolution of cells that contain the specific isoantigen; isolysins occur in the blood of some members of a species and they react with the cells of that species, but not with the cells of the individual (or the same type) in which the isolysins are naturally formed.

i·sol·y·sin

(ī-sol'i-sin)
An antibody that combines with, sensitizes, and results in complement-fixation and dissolution of cells that contain the specific isoantigen; isolysins occur in the blood of some members of a species and they react with the cells of that species, but not with the cells of the individual (or the same type) in which the isolysins are naturally formed.