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Definition of the noun alloantibody

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noun - plural: alloantibodies

  1. an antibody that occurs naturally against foreign tissues from a person of the same species
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of alloantibody: isoantibody
    • more generic word: antibody = any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response

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Google previewKumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine (2016)

by Parveen Kumar, Michael L Clark

AntiGBM antibody does not adhere normally to the glomerular basement membrane of affected individuals but development of crescentic glomerulonephritis in the transplanted kidney due to antiGBM alloantibody is a wellrecognized complication.

Google previewAtlas of Immunology, Third Edition (2010)

by Julius M. Cruse, MD, PhD, Robert E. Lewis

An alloantibody is an antibody that interacts with an alloantigen, ...

Google previewThe Immune System, Fourth Edition (2014)

by Peter Parham

Alloantibody is the name given to any antibody raised in one member of a species against an allotypic protein from another member of the same species. Although of no harm to the fetus, which is protected , the alloantibodies produced by pregnancy can have disastrous effects should the mother need a kidney transplant in the future. If these preexisting alloantibodies react with ...

Google previewThe Transplantation and Replacement of Thoracic Organs (2012)

The Present Status of Biological and Mechanical Replacement of the Heart and Lungs by D.K. Cooper, Dimitry Novitzky

” further demonstrated that complement activation by graft- bound alloantibody is a critical effector mechanism of hyperacute rejection in an inbred rat model. Hyperacute rejection also proceeded in the usual fashion in cardiac ...

Google previewAn Introduction to the Principles of Disease (2015)

by John B. Walter

fAn alloantibody is an antibody present in one member of the species, which is capable of reacting specifically with an antigen present in some other members of the same species. The term isoantibody was previously ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

alloantibody. n. see ISOANTIBODY. alloantigen. n. see ISOANTIGEN. allodynia n. pain due to a stimulus that would not.

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

isoagglutinin An alloantibody present in some individuals of a species; isoagglutinin is capable of agglutinating cells of other members of the same species. isoallergens Allergenic ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Nursing (2017)

by Elizabeth A. Martin, Tanya A. McFerran

aliquot alkalaemia alkali alkaloid alkalosis alkaptonuria alkylating agent ALL allantois allele allelomorph allergen allergy allied health professional alloantibody alloantigen allocheiria allodynia allogeneic allograft allopathy allopurinol all-or-none law almotriptan alopecia alpha agonist alpha blocker alpha.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

alloantibody alloserum Antibody raised in one member of a species that recognizes genetic determinants in other individuals of the same species. Common in multiparous women and multiply-transfused individuals who tend to have alloantibodies to MHC or blood group antigens. alloantigen An antigen that is characteristic of an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Alloantibody (isoantibody): An alloantibody is produced by an individual of a species, against alloantigens within the species. This may be due to preceding transfusions or pregnancies and may cause hyperacute rejection in case of transplantation in another individual of the same species. ▷alloantigen Alloantigen: An alloantigen is a genetically determined antigen variant within the species. It may also be called neoantigen when the epitope appears the first time. Alloantigens are ...

Google previewDictionary of Parasitology (2005)

by Peter J. Gosling

alloantibody (immunology) An antibody produced by one individual that reacts with alloantigens of another individual of the same species. alloantigen ( immunology) An antigen ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

alloantibody (alloseru m) An antibody that binds to products of different alleles in other individuals of the same species (who are allogeneic). Alloantigens are common in multiparous women and individuals who have had many blood transfusions. The antigens are usually of the *MHC complex or *blood group antigens. alloantigen See ALLOANTIBODY. alloepitope See ALLOTOPE. allogeneic Describing ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alloantibody. an antibody that reacts with an alloantigen. alloantigen. a class of isoantigens present in some members of a strain or species, but not in others. Examples are blood group antigens on erythrocytes and histocompatability antigens in transplanted tissues that induce an alloimmune response in a recipient who does not have them. Cf. isoantigen. allobiosis. altered responses of an organism following physiological changes or ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Alloantibody 1. Antibody directed againstalloantigen. 2. An antibody from one individual that reacts with antigen present in another individual of the same species. Alloantigen Antigen from an individual that elicits the formation of antibody in another individual of the same species. Allobarbital (mol wt 208) A hypnotic and sedative agent. H NO O NH O CH2=CHCH2 ...

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