antigenic determinant


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antigenic determinant

[‚an·tə¦jen·ik di′tər·mə·nənt]
(immunology)
The portion of an antigen molecule that determines the specificity of the antigen-antibody reaction.
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coli and the antiserum containing the F18 specific antigenic determinant "a" were mixed and the agglutination reaction was observed.
Focusing on the epitope information, using N protein-specific mAbs we thoroughly mapped the antigenic determinants distributed on the SARS-CoV N protein.
Despite the extensive use of PSA as a clinical marker of prostate cancer, much is yet to be learned about the antigenic determinants on the PSA molecule (15).
18) reported binding data that suggest that the C-terminal antigenic determinant of insulin comprises amino acids B27-B30.
Despite the widespread use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) as a clinical marker of prostate cancer [1], little is known about the antigenic determinants of PSA involved in antibody recognition.
Hexon, is major structural protein and carries the type, group and sub-group specific antigenic determinants.
Langerhans cells have cytoplasmic inclusion bodies known as Birbeck granules; a definitive diagnosis requires electron microscopy of Birbeck granules or CD 1 antigenic determinants by immunohistochemistry.
The four prominent antigenic determinants were identified in the sequence also corresponded to the residues 13-20, 24-34, 199-210 and 230-239 (Figure 6B, Table 1).
These include developing highly specific immunogens that mimic the antigenic determinants recognized by broadly neutralizing antibodies found in infected people.
Glycophorins of human erythrocytes, carry blood group antigenic determinants and serve as receptors for viruses, bacteria and parasites, have been thoroughly studied (Kumar et al.