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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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For a brief period, it was assumed that many detected surface membrane antigen epitopes might be unique to lymphocytes.
Our aim was to investigate whether these deamidated peptides are CD antigen epitopes that are more specific for circulating antibodies than native peptides.
Apthera's licensed technology is based on the use of single immunostimulatory peptides, such as E75, and peptide combinations to activate multiple "killer" T-cell clones against multiple tumor antigen epitopes.