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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any substance (as a toxin or enzyme) that stimulates an immune response in the body.

Usage examples (39)
  • In non-permissive transformed cells the antigen is a protein of molecular weight of about 94,000 daltons
  • When an antigen is introduced the equilibrium is disturbed.
  • The H antigen is an intermediate stage in the production of the A and B antigens.
  • It was known that antigen is endocytosed with antigen receptors and then degraded. for more
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