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an antibody that causes agglutination of a specific antigen

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The effect of rice bran agglutinin (RBA) on U937 cells was examined in comparison with those of wheat germ agglutinin (WGA) and Viscum album agglutinin (VAA).
In addition, processes such as agglutinins, lysosomal enzymes, and toxic reactive oxygen intermediates form during a respiratory burst and may also play an essential role in innate immune responses to clean invading pathogens from the shellfish tissue and hemolymph (Aswanik et al.
Many can be avoided at the bench by astute technologists who sequester distorted indices generated by samples taken from patients with obvious hypertriglyceridemia or cold agglutinin disease.
Contract award for kit, dosage, id-nacl / enzyme, enzymatic test and agglutinins
This process is an immune reaction caused by antibodies called agglutinins.
It demonstrates agglutinins to Proteus vulgaris strain OX 19, OX 2 and OX K.
Blood banks employ warm saline washes to remove the circulating antibody that coats the RBCs when cross-matching blood for patients with cold agglutinins.
Prevalence of leptospiral agglutinins among conservancy workers in Madras City, India.
For example, tasks related to reticulocyte counting by flow cytometry (interference by platelet clumps/giant platelets, Heinz bodies/Howell-Jolly bodies/Pappenheimer bodies, malarial parasites, autofluorescence, cold agglutinins, hemolysis/cell fragments) did not meet our 50% criterion but might be very important if only hematologists respond to a survey or if this technique for reticulocyte counting becomes more common.
Sera with non specific agglutinins were treated with turkey red blood cells (RBCs).
A group of agglutinins capable of binding to bacterial LPS was isolated and characterized in crawfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus (KOPACEK et al.
Causes of Raynaud's phenomenon* ** Anorexia nervosa ** Autoimmune diseases ** Cancer ** Connective tissue disease ** Hematologic causes (cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinins, macroglobulins, polycythemia) ** Hypothyroidism ** Intraarterial injections ** Neoplasms ** Neurologic disorders ** Obstructive arterial disease ** Predisposing drugs (beta-blockers, ergot alkaloids, sympathomimetics, clonidine, narcotics, cocaine, methysergide, some chemotherapeutic agents, estrogen, and cyclosporine) ** Systemic sclerosis ** Trauma (vibration/electric shock/frostbite/meat cutters) ** Vasculitis and hepatitis B antigenemia ** Vinyl chloride exposure * From Shinn, 2008 (8).