ovalbumin


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o·val·bu·min

(ō'văl-byū'min),
The chief protein occurring in the white of egg and resembling serum albumin; also found in phosphorylated form.
Synonym(s): albumen, egg albumin

ovalbumin

(ŏv′əl-byo͞o′mĭn, ō′vəl-)
n.
The albumin of egg white.

o·val·bu·min

(ōv'al-bū'min)
The chief protein occurring in the white of egg and resembling serum albumin; also found in phosphorylated form.
Synonym(s): albumen, egg albumin.

ovalbumin

principal protein in an egg white.
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Food allergy can develop into life-threatening hypersensitivity responses and is often induced by food proteins such as ovalbumin (OVA).
Thiol antioxidants inhibit the adjuvant effects of aerosolized diesel exhaust particles in a murine model for ovalbumin sensitization.
We compared the following study groups: a) BPA exposed and ovalbumin (OVA) sensitized/challenged (BPA-OVA); b) BPA exposed and not sensitized/challenged (BPA-PBS); c) not BPA exposed but OVA sensitized/challenged (N-OVA); and d) not BPA exposed and sham sensitized/challenged (N-PBS).
Offspring inhaled aerosolized ovalbumin (OVA) or saline in weeks 7-8.
Rothenberg, and colleagues from Cincinnati Children's Hospital sensitized mice with one of two known allergens, ovalbumin and aspergillus fumigatus.
4'-dihydroxyphenyl) ethyl-O-[alpha]-L-rhamnopyranosyl(l (1 [right arrow] 3)-[beta]-D-(4-0-caffeoyl)-glucopyranoside] from their ethylacetate fractions, respectively, and evaluated their anti-asthmatic effects on the aerosolized ovalbumin (OA) challenge in the OA-sensitized guinea-pigs measuring the specific airway resistance (sRaw) during the immediate-phase response (IAR) and late-phase response (LAR), and also measured recruitment of leukocytes and chemical mediators on the bronchoalveolar lavage fluids (BALF) in LAR, as well as histopathological survey.
1998) reported that humoral immune responses of pigs to sheep red blood cells and ovalbumin were not affected by supplementation of 100 mg/kg Zn as ZnS[O.
2004) showed a decreased production of IL-1[beta] in ovalbumin in immunized mice after exposure to a low dose of formaldehyde.
Both groups of animals equally mounted an immune response against ovalbumin and developed immunity against cancer cells that make ovalbumin.
Methods: ITE obtained from leaves by supercritical carbon dioxide extraction was investigated in ovalbumin (OVA) immunised BALB/c mice given intranasally together with antigen challenge in the murine model of allergic airway disease (asthma) with the analysis of the inflammatory and immune parameters in the lung.
The following molecular standard proteins (Low Molecular Weight Electrophoresis Calibration Kit, Amersham Pharmacia Biotech) were used: phosphorylase B (94 kDa), bovine serum albumin (67 kDa), ovalbumin (43 kDa), carbonic anhydrase (30 kDa), soybean trypsin inhibitor (20.