nonsecretor


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nonsecretor

 [non″se-kre´tor]
a person with A or B type blood whose body secretions do not contain the particular (A or B) substance.

non·se·cre·tor

(non'sē-krē'tŏr, -tōr),
An individual with saliva that does not contain antigens of the ABO blood group.
See also: secretor.

non·se·cre·tor

(non'sĕ-krē'tŏr)
A person whose saliva does not contain antigens of the ABO blood group.
See also: secretor
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Besides, silent mutation C357T is also commonly found in Chinese nonsecretors [24].
Our findings show that rotaviruses can infect secretor and nonsecretor Lewis antigen-positive persons, which suggests that rotavirus infection is not associated with the secretor phenotype or HBGA type.
In model D, we assume that 20% of the population is completely resistant to infection and disease (i.e., they have the nonsecretor phenotype), and therefore play no role in the transmission process (Figure 1) (18).
Because of the competition for enzyme acceptors, the concentrations of Ca 19-9 in serum is low among secretors (who make [Le.sup.b]) and high among nonsecretors [6] (Fig.
Each person was classified as a homozygous secretor (SeSe), a heterozygous secretor ([Ses.sup.e428]), or a nonsecretor ([se.sub.428][se.sup.428]).
Tissues from 18 persons were used and represented the following phenotypes: O secretor [Lewis.sup.+] (n = 8), A secretor Lewis+ (n = 3), B secretor Lewis+ (n = 2), O secretor Lewis- (n = 1), and O nonsecretor Lewis+ (n = 4).
(14) found that the Kashiwa645 strain bound to the same extent to secretor and nonsecretor saliva.
However, after incubation with type B secretor saliva or nonsecretor saliva, binding was as strong as that observed in positive controls (Table 1).
Individuals possessing the dominant allele either in homozygous or heterozygous situation (SeSe/sese) are termed as secretors, while homozygous recessive individuals (sese) are termed nonsecretors. [4]
Notably 35% of patients do not produce a heavy chain (light chain only disease) and less than 10% will be nonsecretors. [5]
It's reliable in nonsecretors and in patients with extramedullary relapse, and it effectively monitors abnormally behaving myeloma, they wrote.