ovalbumin


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ovalbumin:

see albuminalbumin
[Lat.,=white of egg], member of a class of water-soluble, heat-coagulating proteins. Albumins are widely distributed in plant and animal tissues, e.g., ovalbumin of egg, myogen of muscle, serum albumin of blood, lactalbumin of milk, legumelin of peas, and leucosin of
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; glycoproteinglycoprotein
, organic compound composed of both a protein and a carbohydrate joined together in covalent chemical linkage. These structures occur in many life forms; they are prevalent and important in mammalian tissues.
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ovalbumin

[¦ov·al′byü·mən]
(biochemistry)
The major, conjugated protein of eggwhite.
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Presentation of ovalbumin internalized via the immunoglobulin-A Fc receptor is enhanced through Fc receptor [gamma]-chain signaling," Blood, vol.
Interestingly, ovalbumin, a major storage glycoprotein in chicken's egg, was demonstrated to be a driving antigen of egg allergies, the second most common food allergy in infants and young children [12,13].
2 mL single- -- Quadrivalent dose prefilled ([dagger]) intranasal ([dagger]) sprayer ([dagger]) Trade name Ovalbumin [micro]g/0.
Potentialimmunomodulation effect of the extract of Nigella sativa on ovalbumin sensitized guineapigs.
The advantage of archaeosomes to induce strong humoral responses to entrapped antigen has been confirmed for various antigens (hen egg lysozyme, ovalbumin, cholera toxin), and by multiple immunization routes (IP, IM, SC) and in murine strains of different genetic background (C3H/Hei, C57BL/6, BALB/c).
Egg If Egg White Whole Allergen Patients sensitized to Components Extract is positive, test ovomucoid should avoid all ovalbumin (Gal d 2) and forms of egg, raw or ovomucoid (Gal d 1).
For the ovalbumin (OVA) and tetanus toxoid immunization, the animals were intraperitoneally injected with 10 [micro]g/mL ovalbumin or tetanus toxoid on the 5th and 14th days.
The proteins used as molecular mass markers were myosin (200 kDa), b-galactosidase b (116 kDa), bovine serum albumin (68 kDa), ovalbumin (43 kDa), carbonic anhydrase (30 kDa), trypsin inhibitor (20 kDa) and lysozyme (14.
Co-legislators agreed on the proposed Regulation, which foresees powers to the Commission to adopt delegated and implementing acts, incorporates the provisions of Regulation of Common organisation of agricultural markets, and lays down common system of trade for ovalbumin and lactalbumin.
Antibodies to food components, such as ovalbumin from hen's eggs or beta lactoglobulin from cow's milk, can be found in most people, but they are not the sort of antibodies that cause allergic reactions.
4) In the early stages of disease before the tumor has spread, it may be possible to identify eosinophilic cytoplasmic granules of ovalbumin, which are characteristic of oviductal tumors.