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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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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.
Using monoclonal antibodies, the researchers measured T cell concentrations of surface receptors for a protein crucial in antigen recognition processes.
He and his team have specialized in studying the receptor for the T lymphocyte antigen, TCR, and created numerous models of transgenic mice allowing all the chain of events involved in degeneration of the TCR antigen recognition site to be studied.
Further chapters focus on specific details of avian immune system: its development, structure, innate immune responses and antigen recognition.
These discrepancies might be caused by differences in antigen recognition depending on the mode of antigen presentation, e.
Nicolson identified future objectives, "We are currently investigating a number of functional parameters critical to the therapeutic efficacy of any antibody in addition to antigen recognition.