specific antigens

spe·cif·ic an·ti·gens

antigens that are unique or characterize an entity.
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The present invention also provides a method of immunizing a mammal against an antigen using the vaccine, and a method of inducing antigen-presenting mammalian cells to present specific antigens via the MHC class I processing pathway.
Neutralizing antibody: a type of protein produced by B lymphocytes (see above) after stimulation by an antigen; such proteins bind to specific antigens in an immune response and usually counteract or inactivate antigens.
Skin testing involves the introduction of specific antigens onto or into the skin through a skin prick or an intradermal inoculation.
The controlled study also demonstrated that certain forms of BioSilicon(TM), delivered in specific combinations with specific antigens, show an adjuvant activity equivalent to the well established and widely used adjuvant, alum (aluminium salts).
Skin testing involves introducing specific antigens onto or into the skin by way of scratch, prick, and intradermal tests.
These tumor specific antigens are self produced and thus are not typically recognized as harmful by a patient's immune system.
A broad range of diseases can be addressed by programming these bacteria to express specific antigens, resulting in the induction of targeted immune responses.
Antibodies are immune system proteins that precisely recognize and bind to specific antigens, peptides, receptors, infectious organisms and other proteins.
The induction of immune regulation through the administration of specific antigens manufactured from liver tissue significantly reduced the hepatic fat content of these mice compared with controls.
Vojdani, "that form due to repeated injury to the neurons; neuron specific antigens are released in the circulation.
Human monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-produced "clones" of antibodies that are formed by the body in response to specific antigens or "foreign" invaders.
We have significantly increased our knowledge of how specific antigens trigger immune responses against cancer cells.

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