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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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Structural requirements for glycolipid antigen recognition by CD1b-restricted T cells," Science, vol.
The high resolution enables all ambiguities to be resolved in the antigen recognition sites, as well as new and rare alleles missed by other methods to be identified.
Fever following vaccination, in the absence of other signs of serious illness, is an expected physiologic response augmenting the immune responses involved in initial antigen recognition and enhancing subsequent specific immune responses.
This activation, upon antigen recognition, involves signals that promote effector functions and negative signals that contribute to the regulation of cellular immune responses.
The production of IFN-[gamma] by spleen mononuclear cells in these studies is indicative of antigen recognition early in the course of infection.
Trichuris muris: Antigen recognition and transfer of immunity in mice by IgA monoclonal antibodies, Parasite Immunol.
Analysis of antigen recognition by individual sera revealed that the pattern of antigens reacting with serum antibodies varied greatly from patient to patient.
Useful as a study guide as well as a text, this version has completely updated information on innate immunity, antigen capture and presentation in lymphocytes, antigen recognition in the adaptive immune system, cell-mediated immune response, effector mechanisms of cell-mediates immunity, humoral immune responses, effector mechanisms of humoral immunity, immunologic tolerance and autoimmunity, immune responses against tumors and transplants, hypersensitivity diseases and congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies.
When the pANCA pattern is observed in UC patients and treated with DNase I, in 70 percent there is ablation of antigen recognition, and in 30 percent there is conversion to a homogeneous pattern.