Essays Tagged: "Antigen"


isolated from rat fetal intestinal epithelial cells and transfected with thermolabile SV40 large T antigen.These cells proliferated at 33 °C, but eliminated the antigen and ceased proliferating a ... the rat fetal intestinal epithelial cells conditionally immortalized with thermolabile SV40 large T antigen, pzipSVtsa58 (Paul et al. 1993). According to the original report, these cells form more lea ...

(14 pages) 138 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Biologi rapport om blodtypesystemer

til, når man i det daglige taler om blodtyper.AB0 -systemet er bygget op på, at der to antigener i blodet, antigen-A og antigen-B.Disse sidder på de røde blodlegemer. Der er ... forskellige blodtyper indenfor ABO -systemet;A,B,AB,0. Disse bogstaver står egentlig for det antigen vores blod har. F.eks. blodtype Ahar antigen A osv. Blodtype 0(nul) forklarer også det ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Type AB Blood.

, and O. As you might guess, AB is a combination of, well, A and B. Each letter refers to a kind of antigen (protein) on the surface of the red blood cells. Red blood cells and other formed elements o ... s this watery, sticky substance called plasma. For example, a person with type A blood would have A-antigens on the surface of every last little one of their red blood cells.Each blood type is also gr ...

(2 pages) 45 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Definitions in biology.

e Immunity: Immunity resulting from the development of antibodies in response to the presence of an antigen, as from vaccination or exposure to an infectious disease.Adrenal: 1.At, near, or on the kid ... m proteins.Antibody: A protein substance produced in the blood or tissues in response to a specific antigen, such as a bacterium or a toxin. Antibodies destroy or weaken bacteria and neutralize organi ...

(13 pages) 100 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is all about the immune system, how it works, and what it does.

nity against pathogens such as viruses and bacteria by the introduction of live, killed, or altered antigens that stimulate the body to produce antibodies against more dangerous forms. A person who is ... the body to produce antibodies against more dangerous forms. A person who is overly reactive to an antigen is said to be allergic whenever an allergic reaction occurs. Then there is tissue damage.The ...

(2 pages) 85 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Disease Notes

es that act on toxins eg. TapewormVectors-organism that transmits a disease form one host to anotherAntigens are proteins on top of invading bodies which show that it is foreign Macrophages-detect ant ... e -Memory cells-remember which antibodies for next timeB-cells-produce antibodies which join antigens to form antibody/antigen complex -memory cells to stay in bodyWhen macrophages come ...

(1 pages) 49 2 2.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Evaluation of Vaccination Programs and Quarantine in Australia

at produces immunity either actively or passively. Active immunisation involves the injection of an antigen in the form of a vaccine. The production of antibodies and T and B memory cells specific to ... e form of a vaccine. The production of antibodies and T and B memory cells specific to that type or antigens are stimulated and remain in the body for a long period of time. Passive immunity is the in ...

(7 pages) 30 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ropport om Blod, AB0 systemmet og antigener og antistoffer.

Antigener er et stof, der kan fremkalde dannelse af antistoffer, dvs. det kan være et fremmed ... e et fremmed stof i f.eks. kroppen, men det kan også sagtens være inde i ens egen krop. Antigener kan være en del af en celles overflade eller bakteriernes overflade, eller de kan og ... an også være frie, men det kan også være en del af ens egne blodlegemer. En antigen er simpelt sagt en del af en celle som man kan kende den ved. Nogle antigener er kendte for ...

(1 pages) 2320 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Viral Hepatitis

about the incident, to be on the safe side the doctor ran a few more tests including a Hepatitis B antigen and later diagnosed Mr. Dull with Hepatitis B.Dull, being a friend of mine and knowing I'm a ... infected with Hepatitis. However, there are specific blood tests that look for antibodies or virus antigens necessary to confirm a biopsy. It is a procedure that involves examining a small sample of ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Monoclonal antibodies

production of monoclonal antibodies involves the following stages :• A mouse is injected with antigen for which theantibodies are required• An immune response takes place and the mouse plas ... o grow, divide and produce antibodies• Some antibodies are removed and tested with the relevantantigen, to make sure they are the correct monclonals• Those hybridoma cells which are producin ...

(3 pages) 13 0 4.6 Aug/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Technologies Used In Development Of Immunocontrace

llip;….……………………..5 2.3 Sperm surface antigens as vaccine target……..….……………&hellip ... such as (hCG). The other two main approaches are the induction of immunity against gamete-specific antigens found on the surface on spermatozoan or the zona pellucida (ZP), a glycoprotein layer that ...

(18 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


oratory in a small community hospital we currently refer specimens for free PSA (prostatic specific antigen) to a large commercial laboratory. A prominent physician on staff has requested that us to s ...

(8 pages) 56 1 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Immune System

rial infected cells (Linnemeyer, 1993). The immune system of a human being is remarkable effective. Antigen is a substance which obtains immune response in human body. The parts of an immune system ar ... onse in human body. The parts of an immune system are:Antigen specific (which identify a particular antigen and act against it)Systematic (Works throughout the body)Memory (identifies and accumulates ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays