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- "anti(body)-gen". Epitope – the distinct surface features of an antigen, its antigenic determinant. Antigenic molecules, normally "large" biological polymers, usually...
- Original antigenic sin, also known as antigenic imprinting or the Hoskins effect, refers to the propensity of the body's immune system to preferentially...
- sheep. Antigenic shift is a specific case of re****ortment or viral shift that confers a phenotypic change. Antigenic shift is contrasted with antigenic drift...
- po****tion. Antigenic drift occurs in both influenza A and influenza B viruses. (Confusion can arise with two very similar terms, antigenic shift and genetic...
- Antigenicity is the capacity of a chemical structure (either an antigen or hapten) to bind specifically with a group of certain products that have adaptive...
- Antigenic variation or antigenic alteration refers to the mechanism by which an infectious agent such as a protozoan, bacterium or virus alters the proteins...
- Antigenic escape, immune escape, immune evasion or escape mutation occurs when the immune system of a host, especially of a human being, is unable to...
- An epitope, also known as antigenic determinant, is the part of an antigen that is recognized by the immune system, specifically by antibodies, B cells...
- vaccine is a vaccine that contains purified parts of the pathogen that are antigenic, or necessary to elicit a protective immune response. A "subunit" vaccine...
- Tumor antigen is an antigenic substance produced in tumor cells, i.e., it triggers an immune response in the host. Tumor antigens are useful tumor markers...