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hemagglutinin

[‚hē·mə′glüd·ən·ən]
(immunology)
An erythrocyte-agglutinating antibody.
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These subtypes harbour novel forms of haemagglutinin molecules.
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However, its use in industry has been limited by the presence of oligosaccharides, trypsin inhibitors, phytic acid, tannin, and haemagglutinin [2].