hemagglutinin


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hemagglutinin

[‚hē·mə′glüd·ən·ən]
(immunology)
An erythrocyte-agglutinating antibody.
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Receptor binding and membrane fusion in virus entry: the influenza hemagglutinin.
Methylation-dependent T cell immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis heparin-binding hemagglutinin.
The objective of the present study was to isolate a hemagglutinin from Phaseolus vulgaris cultivar "French bean number 35", and to investigate its various biological activities.
5 meg of hemagglutinin on day 0 or one injection on day 0 and a second injection on day 7, 14, or 21, with 25 participants in each group.
Improvement of model for prediction of hemagglutinin mutations in H5N1 influenza viruses with distinguishing of arginine, leucine and serine.
The two letters in the name stand for the two proteins that form the virus's coating: Hemagglutinin and Neuraminidase The number to the right of each letter indicates which version of the protein the coating contains.
These viruses could reassort to create a new virus that had a hemagglutinin from the avian virus and other genes from the human virus.
Type A viruses are divided into subtypes based on two surface antigens nuraminidase (N) and hemagglutinin (H); the B virus is not categorized by subtypes.
These proteins, hemagglutinin and neuraminidase, can mutate into new, unencountered molecules that can evade antibodies and cause an epidemic.
Immunity against that surface protein, known as hemagglutinin, is believed to be key to protection against infection.
The trivalent vaccine consists of recombinant hemagglutinin protein, from H1, H3 and B strains, that are propagated in a baculovirus expression vector system in insect cells (FDA Briefing document).
Visterra through its Hierotope Platform to identify novel targets and engineer drugs against these targets has identified a conformational epitope on the stem region of the influenza hemagglutinin protein.