Definition of Anergy. Meaning of Anergy. Synonyms of Anergy

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Definition of Anergy

Anergy
Anergia An*er"gi*a, Anergy An"er*gy, n. [NL. anergia, fr. Gr. ?- not + ? work.] Lack of energy; inactivity. -- An*er"gic, a.

Meaning of Anergy from wikipedia

- Anergy is a term in immunobiology that describes a lack of reaction by the body's defense mechanisms to foreign substances, and consists of a direct induction...
- Mantoux testing. For example, anergy is present in AIDS, a disease which strongly depresses the immune system. Therefore, anergy testing is advised in cases...
- clonal deletion, conversion to regulatory T cells (Tregs) or induction of anergy. Tregs, which are also generated during thymic T cell development, further...
- exergy has been called anergy. For an isothermal process, exergy and energy are interchangeable terms, and there is no anergy. Exergy is a combination...
- simultaneous hyper- and hypoactivity is suggestive of a state of anergy. The anergy may also be responsible for the increased risk of infections and cancer...
- prior to becoming active within the immune system, placed into a state of anergy (silently removed from their role within the immune system due to over-activation)...
- presented in the thymus (therefore not negatively selected) or a state of anergy is induced to prevent self targeting. Autoreactive T cells must normally...
- is activated by a tyrosine kinase, leading to the adaptive induction of anergy. Both the protein kinase C pathway and the protein tyrosine kinase pathways...
- patterns that correlate with antigen-induced activation or anergy in B lymphocytes. Lymphocyte anergy pathways involve induction of some, but not all of the...
- absence of co-stimulation, T cell receptor signalling alone results in anergy. The signalling pathways downstream from co-stimulatory molecules usually...
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