secretory immunoglobulin


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se·cre·to·ry im·mu·no·glob·u·lin

usually IgA but may be IgM linked to a secretory component and found in mucous secretions.
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(2000) examined Secretory Immunoglobulin A (SIgA) and cortisol levels in professional singers.
Secretory immunoglobulin A and G variable description (test one hour and three hours of training).
(2008) A rat model of saliva secretory immunoglobulin: a suppression caused by intense exercise.
Role of secretory immunoglobulin A and secretory component in the protection of mucosal surfaces.
Decreased concentrations of secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA) have been observed as a result of reduced synthesis and accelerated degradation of this immunoglobulin (Mackinnon and Hooper 1994).
The new system, which consists of a lab-on-a-chip, laser-induced fluorescence detection device and analysis method based on antigen-antibody reaction and electrophoresis, can rapidly measure stress-related substances secretory immunoglobulin A (S-IgA) and cortisol in salivary samples.
Secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA) is a primary factor responsible for preventing attachment of enteropathogens to gut epithelium in breastfeeding infants.
The effects of humor on secretory immunoglobulin A levels in school-aged children.
The final product is made up of macromolecule proteins (e.g., amylase, lysozyme, carbonic anhydrase, and secretory immunoglobulin A), various ions that influence the normal physiologic pH in the range of 5.4 to 7 (e.g., [Na.sup.+], [K.sup.+], [I.sup.-], [Cl.sup.-], [H.sub.2][[CO.sup.-].sub.3], and [Ca.sup.++]), and water.
Academic stress, social support, and secretory immunoglobulin A.