immunoglobulin A

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immunoglobulin A

[‚im·yə·nō‚gläb·yə·lən ′ā]
(immunology)
A class of immunoglobulins that inhibits the binding of microorganisms to mucosal surfaces; large amounts are found in breast milk, saliva, and gastrointestinal secretions. Abbreviated IgA.
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The mean level of IgA in the control, OPMD, and OSCC groups was 157.
Upper aerodigestive tract complications in a neonate with linear IgA bullous dermatosis.
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IgA nephropathy prevalence shows distinct geographic variation as it is highest in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Finland and southern Europe where it accounts for 20% 40% of cases of primary GN.
Keywords: Glomerulonephritis IgA Nephropathy Immunofluorescence
El analisis BLAST con los oligonucleotidos disenados permitio identificar parte de un producto de 309 nucleotidos del locus IgH en la region del gen IgHV de la secuencia de la linea germinal de alpaca que comparte una identidad de 88% con el ARNm de la IgA del cerdo domestico.
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Detection of diagnosis about nasopharyngeal carcinoma combined with EBVCA- IgA and EBVA-IgA in serum.
18 IgG (mg/dl) 1230[+ 1125[+ or or -]390 -]360 IgA (mg/dl) 201[+ 196[+ or or -]66 -]62 IgM (mg/dl) 124[+ 131[+ or or -]56 -]58 C3 (mg/dl) 143[+ 136[+ or or -]34 -]35 C4 (mg/dl) 39[+ or 36[+ or -]35 -]27 Mean[+ p* p** or -]SD Age (years) 9.
Levels of salivary IgA antibodies reactive with bacteria from dental plaque are associated with susceptibility to experimental gingivitis.
Worldwide prevalence of IgA nephropathy appears highest in Asia and southern Europe, and is responsible for most cases of kidney failure in those populations.