Heterogenetic antigen

Heterogenetic antigen

An antigen which is possessed by a variety of different phylogenetically unrelated species; e.g., the various organ-or tissue-specific antigens, the alpha-and beta-crystalline protein of the lens of the eye, and forssman antigen.

Synonym: heterophil antigen.

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