hapten


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hapten

(immunology)
An incomplete antigen that cannot induce antibody formation by itself but can do so by coupling with a larger carrier molecule.
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Over the last six years, Janda's group has tinkered with the hapten to help the antibodies get a tight grip on heroin, 6-AM and morphine.
Caption: Figure 1: Dietary vitamin D suppressed the biphasic ear swelling response induced by the hapten DNFB.
Functionalized carboxyl-HSL (N-(12-(3-Carboxypropionyl) oxy-3-oxododecanoyl) HSL) was synthesized as a hapten according to the method described by Horikawa et al.
A hapten is a small molecule that reacts with a specific antibody but cannot elicit an immune response unless bound to a carrier protein or other large antigenic molecule.
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The press release explained that RXi would license a skin-treatment compound from Manhattan-based Hapten Pharmaceuticals.
Hapten synthesis and production of monoclonal antibodies to DDT and related compounds.
2010) and labeled with the hapten digoxigenin (DIG) so that it could be detected with, and amplified by, FISH labeling and fluorescent microscopy.
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Glucocorticoid is a hapten molecule, which binds irreversibly to other proteins and convert it to a complete antigenic structure.