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(noun) Plural form of antigen.

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Blood Genetics help please

The A, B and O antigens of the human blood system are sugars that can be found on the surface of red blood cells. The alleles A, B and O refer to the variant forms of the proteins (enzymes) that produce the sugar antigens. The O ...

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by girlslovebarbie
Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Blood Genetics help please
Replies: 2
Views: 2439

Relationship between cell lines and cancer research (IHC)

... I posted my question in the wrong section. At my current internship I am going to stain different cell lines (examples: HELAp2, COLO741, etc) with antigens (immunohistochemistry) relating to cancer research (examples p53, MSH-2/6, MLH-1, PMS-2). But I can’t seem to understand the underlying reason ...

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by wptmdoorn
Tue Aug 27, 2013 11:39 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Relationship between cell lines and cancer research (IHC)
Replies: 2
Views: 858

Re: Question about blood types

As far as I understand it blood types may change during infections/diseases due to suppression or expression of the antigens. However with regards to your question I believe Rhesus negative is controlled by a recessive gene. Therefore your parents are likely to be heterozygous for ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question about blood types
Replies: 4
Views: 2095

Bio Research Paper Writing

... cell to danger (de Grey 207). Some viruses like HIV are able to prevent detection from the immune system by restricting the expression of virus antigens as well as having wide antigen variation (DNA-damage-response). Furthermore, there are viruses that modify other signaling pathways that lead ...

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by NathanielZhu
Thu Apr 04, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
Replies: 1
Views: 12643

What is gluten?

... Normally people can process gluten without problems and it is a normal component of human nutrition. In some people with certain human leukocyte antigens (HLA) and predisposing genetics gluten may bind on the HLA molecules and initiate an autoimmune-like response that is the source of the celiac ...

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by biohazard
Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: What is gluten?
Replies: 2
Views: 2013
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