Frequenin

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Frequenin

(Science: immunology) a water in oil emulsion used experimentally for stimulating a vigorous immune response to an antigen (that is in the aqueous phase).

Complete Freund's adjuvant contains heat killed tubercle bacilli, these are omitted from freunds incomplete adjuvant. Unsuitable for use in humans because it elicits a severe granulomatous reaction.