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Synonyms for affinity

Synonyms for affinity

(immunology) the attraction between an antigen and an antibody

(biology) state of relationship between organisms or groups of organisms resulting in resemblance in structure or structural parts

a close connection marked by community of interests or similarity in nature or character

the force attracting atoms to each other and binding them together in a molecule

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inherent resemblance between persons or things

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a natural attraction or feeling of kinship

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A hybrid between genetic algorithms and artificial immune system method has been proposed that takes into account the main immune aspects: selection and cloning of the most stimulated cells, death of non- stimulated cells, affinity maturation and re-selection of the clones with higher affinity, generation and maintenance of diversity, hypermutation proportional to the cell affinity.
Affinity maturation of phage display antibody populations using ribosome display.
In addition, in the past nine months, customers have ordered over $750,000 of custom services including antigen design, novel antibody discovery and development, and affinity maturation of existing antibodies.
Their activity may rely either on molecular excess or on affinity maturation during vaccination (28).
Second, yeast display offers a faster and less labor-intensive path for optimizing a molecule of interest through affinity maturation.
Entitled "An integrated approach to extreme thermostabilization and affinity maturation of an antibody", Dr.
Antibody Engineering: Humanization, Affinity Maturation, and Selection Techniques (Juan C.
Researchers at Xencor applied the company's proprietary humanization and affinity maturation technologies to decrease the immunogenicity of XmAb5574 and to increase both its affinity and stability.