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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Our results have important implications in the understanding of the regulatory effects of ACE inhibitors on humoral response, mainly opening a new perspective of research on the role of these medicines on humoral response to foreign T-dependent antigens.
In this report, the authors have concluded that occupational exposure of the personnel of X-ray departments has led to adverse immunological effects such as an increase in the total number of CD19+ cells and the associated decrease of CD5+CD19+ cells percentage and CD27+CD19+/CD19+ as well as CD5+CD19+/ CD19+ cell ratios that may suggest B cells dysfunction in the immune response against both non T-dependent and T-dependent antigens [1].
Suppression of cellular and humeral immunity to T-dependent antigens by calorie restriction.