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anergy

[′a‚nər·jē]
(immunology)
The condition of exhibiting no response to an antigen or antibody.
(medicine)
The condition of exhibiting a lack of energy.
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Differing antibody IgG isotypes in the polar forms of leprosy and cutaneous leishmaniasis characterized by antigen-specific T cell anergy.
Anergen believes that by altering this interaction and inducing anergy, the autoimmune response can then be arrested.
We now have expanded patent coverage on the general method of inducing anergy in targeted T cell populations, as well as on compositions useful in these methods.
8] This is explained by the compromised ability of HIV-infected persons to react to the skin test because of cutaneous anergy associated with immunosuppression.
Activation of T cells without costimulation can lead to T cell anergy, T cell deletion, or development of immune tolerance.
mTOR inhibitors induce anergy in naive T cells, promote the expansion of regulatory T cells, and inhibit the maturation of dendritic cells, thus promoting immunologic tolerance.
Inhibition of myeloid dendritic cell accessory cell function and induction of T-cell anergy by alcohol correlates with decreased IL-12 production.
T-cell anergy can be seen within hours after brain damage while total circulating numbers of T-cells (T helper, T-supressors, NK, IL-2 receptor-bearing T-cells) are decreased (3).
The alignment is approached with the ultimate objective of creating synergy (1) and/or inhibiting anergy (2).
Minister Yildiz and Director-General of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Luis Echavarri spoke to reporters Wednesday after the nuclear energy conference hosted by Turkish Atomic Anergy Authority in Ankara.