anti-idiotypic
adjective see anti-idiotype

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Anti-idiotypic — vaccines comprise antibodies that have three dimensional immunogenic regions, designated idiotopes, that consist of protein sequences that bind to cell receptors. Idiotopes are aggregated into idiotypes specific of their target antigen.… …   Wikipedia

  • anti-idiotypic — an·ti idiotypic …   English syllables

  • anti-idiotypic — adjective see anti idiotype …   Useful english dictionary

  • auto–anti-idiotypic antibodies — autologous anti idiotype antibodies that suppress the immune response in many experimental situations; auto–anti idiotypic antibodies occur in certain autoimmune disorders …   Medical dictionary

  • anti-idiotype — anti idiotypic /an tee id ee euh tip ik, an tuy /, adj. /an tee id ee euh tuyp , an tuy /, n. Immunol. a molecular arrangement on an antibody that is the counterpart of that on a different antibody, thus making one an antigen to the other. * * * …   Universalium

  • anti-idiotype — noun Date: 1975 an antibody that binds to the antigen combining site of another antibody either suppressing or enhancing the immune response • anti idiotypic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anti-id — /an tee id , an tuy /, n. Immunol. Informal. an anti idiotypic antibody. [by shortening] * * * …   Universalium

  • anti-id — /an tee id , an tuy /, n. Immunol. Informal. an anti idiotypic antibody. [by shortening] …   Useful english dictionary

  • anti-idiotype — an·ti id·io·type (an″te idґe o tīp) an antibody directed against an idiotypic determinant of another antibody. See idiotype–anti idiotype network, under network …   Medical dictionary

  • idiotype–anti-idiotype network — a regulatory mechanism mounted in response to the unique or idiotypic determinants of lymphocytes or antibodies upon antigenic stimulation. Activation of a B cell results in a clone of plasma cells producing immunoglobulin of a single idiotype,… …   Medical dictionary

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