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cross-reaction

[′krȯs rē′ak·shən]
(immunology)
Reaction between an antibody and a closely related, but not complementary, antigen.
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jejuni and other species and identified the antigen that cross-reacts with CT antibody (6-8).
The cloned enzyme donor immunoassay cross-reacts with lorazepam at concentrations less than the cutoff, whereas the cross-reactivity in other techniques is less than 60%.
Patch testing elicited positive reactions to balsam of Peru (a fragrance as well as a flavoring agent put in cola drinks that cross-reacts with orange juice) and cinnamic aldehyde.
We then processed 220 foods, extracted the pure protein, and tested those foods to explore the hypothesis that other foods in addition to wheat can cross-react with tissue in the cerebellum.
In our research, antibodies found to cross-react against alpha-gliadin also reacted significantly with a number of human tissues, including asialoganglioside, hepatocytes in the liver, glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD-65) in the pancreas, adrenal 21 hydroxylase in adrenal glands, and various neuronal antigens (such as synapsin, myelin basic protein, and cerebellar).
Up to 20% of proven penicillin-allergic patients will cross-react with first-and second-generation cephalosporins.
Many of these defense proteins will cross-react with allergens and potentiate an immune response.
They're still generating immune responses that cross-react with the severe strains.
6] So far, only in situ hybridization allows BK virus-specific detection using a probe that does not cross-react with other members of the polyomaviruses.
Investigations are under way to ensure that no other bacteria cross-react with the magnetic beads.
This antibody had previously been reported by the company to cross-react with ERK-1/2 from human, rat, mouse, and hamster (no information on Xenopus was available).
Grass pollens all cross-react, except Bermuda and possibly Johnson grasses, Dr.