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Having the properties of an antigen (allergen).

Synonym: allergenic, immunogenic.

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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... Complex formation with the product of another single copy gene RHAG (also referred to as RH50) is essential for the presentation of the Rh antigenic activity. RH50 is similarily organized into 10 exons and shares 36% sequence identity with RH30 but is located at a separate locus. While ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
Replies: 1
Views: 1775

adherence to host cell-capsule hindrance

... complement to their cellular surfaces, and can evade these mechanisms of the host immune system. However, the bacterial polysaccharide is directly antigenic, so antibody response against different capsular polysaccharides will eventually be built by the host, rendering certain strains vulnerable. ...

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by PsycoCarrot
Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:48 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: adherence to host cell-capsule hindrance
Replies: 1
Views: 4143

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... that have been suitably investigated often exhibit functional roles, such as gene expression, gene regulation, generation of genetic (antibody, antigenic, and other) diversity. Pseudogenes are involved in gene conversion or recombination with functional genes……” 3) I'm looking forward for when ...

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by scottie
Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:40 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Difference between T-Cell and Phagocyte?

... way as phagocytes do, so MHC II present pieces of the molecules, or MHC II in B cell present whole molecules as they are endocyted? 2. If an antigenic molecule that a B cell receptor can recognize is bound to the surface of a, say, bateria body, does B cell endocyte the entire bacteria body? ...

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by aptitude
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Difference between T-Cell and Phagocyte?
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Do B cells have receptors and antibodies

... receptors and basically plasma b cells carry antibodies, they secrete antibodies So do naive, not yet activated (but immunocompetent) have its own antigenic receptors, but how do they know how to respond to foreign antigens (bc they mature in the bone marrow and they know which ones are self antigens), ...

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by snezka18
Tue May 10, 2011 8:26 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Do B cells have receptors and antibodies
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