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Definition of the noun allotype

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noun - plural: allotypes

  1. [zoology] A specimen that exemplifies the opposite sex of the holotype.
  2. [immunology] An immunoglobulin allotype is the allele of the antibody chains found in the individual.

Explanation

Allotype a.k.a. Immunoglobulin allotype: In immunology, an immunoglobulin allotype is the allele of the antibody chains found in the individual. The word allotype comes from two Greek roots, allo meaning 'other or differing from the norm' and typos meaning 'mark.' Thus allotype refers to the idea that each immunoglobin has unique sequences particular to the individual's genome that manifest in its constant region.

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Google previewHead and Neck Management of the Cancer Patient (2012)

by Douglas E. Peterson, E. George Elias, Stephen T. Sonis

allotype is that it represents an association with an immuneresponse gene. IMMUNOLOGIC SURVEILLANCE AND MALIGNANT TUMCRS There is clear ...

Google previewThe University Studies ... (1912)

The allotype is a specimen selected from a series of fifteen males collected with two females at Lincoln, April 13. The species flies from April 13 to May 17, but is the most abundant in latter April, thus corresponding exactly with the season of N.

Google previewPhage Display In Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, Second Edition (2015)

by Sachdev S. Sidhu, Clarence Ronald Geyer

Featured among the selected clones with b9 allotype is a rabbit/human Fab that binds with a dissociation constant of 1 nM to both human and mouse Tie-2, which could facilitate its evaluation in mouse models of human cancer. That study also ...

Google previewBulletin (1906)

Entomological series by Hawaiian Sugar Planters' Association. Experiment Station

Allotype is a son of type, Los Banos, 1917. The paratypes have on the whole darker antennae. Resembles niakilingi in color, but is smaller, and has a shorter postnotum. Pseudagenia macromcroides, n. sp. (Fig. 16.) Female, type: Length, 11.5 ...

Google previewLoe Bar and the Sandhill Rustic Moth (2015)

The Biogeography, Ecology and History of a Coastal Shingle Bar by Adrian Spalding

Allotype is a specimen of the opposite sex to. 145 The Sandhill Rustic Moth.

Google previewProceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1915)

allotype is an extremely intensive female. In the Lyford series we have both extremes in both sexes and every intermediate, so it is evident that the color variation has no geographic significance. Distribution. — This large species is known ...

Google previewStudies of North American Bees (1912)

The allotype is a specimen selected from a series of fifteen males collected with two females at Lincoln, April 13. The species flies from April 13 to May 17, but is the most abundant in latter April, thus corresponding exactly with the season of N.

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ALLOTYPE Noun. (Greek, allos = other + typos = type. PL, Allotypes.) Zoological Taxonomy: In description of a new Species, a designated member of type-series ( a Paratype) selected by original describer as typical of sex opposite of Holotype ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

An allotype obtained from the original ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

allotype Paratype ( qv) of the opposite sex to the holotype; term not regulated by the Code (qv). allowable sale quantity The amount of timber that may be sold within a certain time ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Allotype : The protein product (or the result of its activity) of an allele which may be detected as an antigen in another member of the same species. (eg histocompatibility antigens, immunoglobulins), obeying the rules of simple Mendelian ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1853)

Dissertations

Mr Fox Talbot — the allotype. violet rays ( when the sun's light is decomposed by a prism), in the same manner as the invisible rays of heat were found by Sir Wm. Herschel to extend beyond the visible red.

Google previewChoice Dictionary of Biology (2010)

by Sanjay Yadav

allotype: Genetic variant within a locus of a given species population, ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

G/M granulocyte/ macrophage GM+ gram positive GM− gram negative Gm an allotype marker on the heavy ...

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Video shows what allotype means. A specimen that exemplifies the opposite sex of the holotype.. An immunoglobulin allotype is the allele of the antibody chains ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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