Australia antigen
An envelope antigen now known as HBsAg of hepatitis B virus. Appearance of the antigen in serum is associated with a phase of high infectivity.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Australia-Antigen — Australia Antigen,   Serumhepatitis Antigen, Abkürzung SH Antigen, frühere Bezeichnung für Hepatitis B Oberflächen Antigen (HBsAg; Hepatitisviren) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Australia antigen — n. 〚because first identified in an Australian Aborigine〛 an antigen present in the blood of some persons with one form of hepatitis * * * …   Universalium

  • Australia antigen — n. [because first identified in an Australian Aborigine] an antigen present in the blood of some persons with one form of hepatitis …   English World dictionary

  • Australia antigen — Aus·tra·lia antigen ȯ strāl yə , ä , ə also Aus·tra·lian antigen yən n HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGEN * * * another name for the hepatitis B antigen, which was first discovered in the blood of an Australian aborigine. This disease is caused by a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Australia antigen — another name for the hepatitis B antigen, which was first discovered in the blood of an Australian aborigine. This disease is caused by a virus of which the Australia antigen forms part …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • australia antigen — noun also australian antigen Usage: usually capitalized 1st A : hepatitis B surface antigen herein …   Useful english dictionary

  • Australia antigen — noun see hepatitis B surface antigen …   Useful english dictionary

  • Антиген Австралийский (Australia Antigen) — другое название антигена гепатита В, который был впервые выявлен в крови австралийских аборигенов. Заболевание вызывается вирусом, который образует с австралийским антигеном устойчивую форму. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Australia-Serumhepatitis-Antigen — Au|stra̱lia Se̱rum|hepatitis Anti|ge̱n: im Serum eines Australnegers erstmals gefundenes Antigen, das durch Bluttransfusion übertragen wird und zu Serumhepatitis führt (Abk.: Au SH Antigen) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • antigen — Any substance that, as a result of coming in contact with appropriate cells, induces a state of sensitivity and/or immune responsiveness after a latent period (days to weeks) and that reacts in a demonstrable way with antibodies and/or immune… …   Medical dictionary

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