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anergy

[′a‚nər·jē]
(immunology)
The condition of exhibiting no response to an antigen or antibody.
(medicine)
The condition of exhibiting a lack of energy.
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Rickert, "Suppression of phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate production is a key determinant of B cell anergy," Immunity, vol.
Anergy skin testing and tuberculosis [corrected] preventive therapy for HIV-infected persons: revised recommendations.
8] This is explained by the compromised ability of HIV-infected persons to react to the skin test because of cutaneous anergy associated with immunosuppression.
Subsequent nuclear localization and formation of NFATc complexes turn on and off genes required for T cell development, activation, cytokine production, and anergy.
Activation of T cells without costimulation can lead to T cell anergy, T cell deletion, or development of immune tolerance.
Human mesenchymal stem cells induce T cell anergy and down-regulate T cell allo-responses via the TH2 pathway: relevance to tissue engineering human heart valves.
The prevalence of tuberculin sensitivity and anergy in chronic renal failure in an endemic area: tuberculin test and the risk of post-transplant tuberculosis.
mTOR inhibitors induce anergy in naive T cells, promote the expansion of regulatory T cells, and inhibit the maturation of dendritic cells, thus promoting immunologic tolerance.