Forssman antigen


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Forssman antigen

[′fȯrs·mən ′an·tə·jən]
(immunology)
A heterophile antigen, occurring in a variety of unrelated animals, which elicits production of hemolysin (Forssman antibody) for sheep red blood cells.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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