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Organ-specific antigen

organ-specific antigen

A heterogenetic antigen with organ specificity; e.g., in addition to species-specific antigen, kidney of one species contains antigen that is identical to that in kidney of other species.

Synonym: tissue-specific antigen.


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Purpose of the Appendix

... tissue, where some immunological events take place; probably microbe antigen presentation by macrophages and such cells to T cells. This function ... are usually seen and humans can do pretty much as well even if these organs are removed. The spleen is a more important lymphatic organ that can ...

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by biohazard
Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:48 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Purpose of the Appendix
Replies: 3
Views: 3412

the immune system

... helper T cells which allows the immune response to occur if a foreign antigen enters the body! what type of helper T-cells, CD8+ or CD4+ ? --> ... of the immunesystem ( with the type IV hypersensitivity) or the organ transplants with the graft-versus-host reaction (also type IV hypersensitivity)

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by sdekivit
Fri Sep 29, 2006 9:05 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: the immune system
Replies: 6
Views: 4519

White Blood Cells?

... lymphocytes... and so on, or possibly phases during growing WBCs Target organs... I have no idea about it. WBCs do not work in organ-based. They ... circulate in vessels, some lymphocytes stay in lymphoid organs due to antigen recognizing, monocytes will stay in tissues and mature as macrophages. ...

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by victor
Thu Jul 14, 2005 11:57 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: White Blood Cells?
Replies: 4
Views: 3565

White Blood Cells?

... lymphocytes... and so on, or possibly phases during growing WBCs Target organs... I have no idea about it. WBCs do not work in organ-based. They ... circulate in vessels, some lymphocytes stay in lymphoid organs due to antigen recognizing, monocytes will stay in tissues and mature as macrophages. ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jul 14, 2005 8:55 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: White Blood Cells?
Replies: 4
Views: 3565


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