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hemagglutinin

[‚hē·mə′glüd·ən·ən]
(immunology)
An erythrocyte-agglutinating antibody.
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Reassortment with equine (H7N7) influenza virus haemagglutinin in an Avian Influenza virus.
Wiley, "Structure of the influenza virus haemagglutinin complexed with its receptor, sialic acid," Nature, vol.
Haemagglutinin (HA) is the most abundant and immunogenic protein on the surface of the influenza virus which plays role in the initial steps of host infection [21].
vaccinia virus recombinant expressing haemagglutinin (H), neuraminidase (N1), nucleoprotein (NP), matrix proteins (M1 and M2), and IL-15 of H5N1 influenza virus (42).
Phylogenetic analysis of the haemagglutinin gene of canine distemper virus strains detected from breeding foxes, raccoon dogs and minks in China.
In a previous report we showed that during the 2009-2010 influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 season both humans and pigs were infected with the H1N1 virus, often having no clinical signs, which may indicate that an attenuated virus spread in the Estonian population with some rare changes in the amino acid composition of the H1N1 haemagglutinin [3].
Ultrasonography and an indirect haemagglutinin test were performed at the 6-month follow-up.
Standard-dose IIV should contain 15 [micro]g of each haemagglutinin antigen in each 0.5 mL dose.
Additionally, some studies revealed that ROS-associated ER stress may lead to macrophage death upon being challenged by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium kansasii [70,71], which maybe related to the presence of their heparin-binding haemagglutinin antigen [72], indicating that the ER stress may be the downstream event of elevated ROS in dying macrophage.
Flu jabs are currently designed around the "head" of the haemagglutinin (HA) molecule that alters from year-to-year, making it necessary to keep up-dating the seasonal vaccine.
Heterosubtype neutralizing responses to influenza A (H5N1) viruses are mediated by antibodies to virus haemagglutinin. PLoS One 2009;4:e7918.