antigen

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any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body (especially the production of antibodies)

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Fungal antigens act similarly to the super antigenes and stimulate lymphocytes T to the production of the excessive number of cytokines, mainly interleukin 2 (Il-2).
7 Simiquidas comienza narrando en primera persona que el motivo de una pasada excursion campestre por la isla de Cos no era otro que asistir, junto con sus amigos Eucrito y Amintas, al festival de las Talisias que se habia de celebrar en honor de Demeter en la finca de los nobles Frasidamo y Antigenes (vv.
Los esclavos sometidos a este duro trato conspiraron para matar a la pareja, pero antes de llevar a cabo su plan quisieron saber si contaban con la aprobacion de los dioses, para lo cual recurrieron a la mediacion de Euno, un esclavo experto en magia y prodigios que pertenecia a un cierto Antigenes de Enna.
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis is a hypersensitivity disease of the lungs which occurs as a result of allergic late phase reactions of an inflammatory response to Aspergillus fumigatus antigenes. Asthma, peripheral blood eosinophilia, antibody reaction to aspergillus, positive skin test elevated total serum immunoglobulin (Ig)E, specific IgE and IgG and proximal bronchiectasis are major diagnostic criteria.
The HLA dictionary 2008: a summary of HLA-A, -B, -C, -DRB1/3/4/5, and DQB1 alleles and their association with serologically defined HLA-A, -B, -C,-DR, and -DQ antigenes. Tissue Antigens.
Then there is the case of Antigenes, who took advantage of Alexander's offer in Susa to settle the personal debts of his (presumably Macedonian and Greek) troops.
Los diferentes tipos de virus son definido por dos proteinas (antigenes) designadas por las letras H (hemaglutinina), numerada del 1 al 15, y N (neuraminidasa), numerada de 1 a 9.
Cet honneur, qu'il merite conjointement avec Vicente Verez Bencomo, directeur du centre d'etudes des antigenes synthetiques de la faculte de chimie de la Universidad de La Habana, Cuba, lui a ete remis lors d'une ceremonie officielle le 27 avril dernier a la Havane.