isolysin

isolysin

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