transplantation antigen

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transplantation antigen

[‚tranz·plan′tā·shən ′ant·i·jən]
(immunology)
An antigen in a cell which induces a histocompatibility reaction when the cell is transplanted into an organism not having that antigen.
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The contract is for the supply of reagents and consumables for typing histocompatibility antigens PCR SSO for the KLA in quantity, range and requirements set out in Appendix 5 hereto.
The revealed HLA-DR lymphocytes increase might give evidence of disorder in II class histocompatibility antigens in pregnant women in the main group and, in particular, might reflect an active immune response to foreign antigens.

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