isotypes

isotypes

[′ī·sə‚tīps]
(immunology)
A series of antigens, for example, blood types, common to all members of a species but differentiating classes and subclasses within the species.
Different classes of immunoglobulins that have the same antigenic specificity.
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8) In a study by Vallbracht and others, the presence of anti-CCP autoantibodies was the most predictive marker for severe joint damage when compared with all RF isotypes.
There were too few samples containing only IgM, IgD, or light chain to obtain meaningful statistical analyses for the largest M-spike categories, but when these isotypes were compared with the rest of the data set in the smaller M-spike ranges, no significant differences were seen.
What sequence of events brought logical positivism from the socially functional isotypes of Otto Neurath to the formal semantics of Rudolf Carnap?
Some human IgG isotypes have serum half-lives in excess of 30 days (74), which would confer long-lived protection to passively immunized persons.
The class III [Beta]-tubulin isotype ([Beta]III) is 1 of 6 [Beta]-tubulin isotypes expressed in mammals.
The immunobead test identifies antibody located on the sperm surface by incubation with polyacrylamide beads coated with an antibody specifically directed against the specific IgG, IgA, and IgM human isotypes.
We have demonstrated that Kymouse HK has a normal B-CEcell compartment, produces high antibody titres of all isotypes in response to antigen challenge and affinity matures antibodies in vivo, through normal rearrangement and somatic hypermutation processes.
Eagle expects to introduce individual ELISA based assays for the mouse monoclonal antibody isotypes as soon as this summer.
Different isotypes of ASAB have been identified, specifically immunoglobulin (Ig)A, IgG, and IgM.
In fact, in patients with severely active disease, the anti-CCP2 test's sensitivity rate was much higher than all of the RF isotypes.