haemagglutination


haemagglutination
Agglutination of red blood cells, often used to test for the presence of antibodies directed against red-cell surface antigens or carbohydrate-binding proteins or viruses in a solution. Requires that the agglutinin has at least two binding sites.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • haemagglutination — noun The agglutination of red blood cells, especially as a test for the presence of antibodies See Also: haemagglutinating …   Wiktionary

  • haemagglutination — n. the clumping of red blood cells (see agglutination). It is caused by an antibody antigen reaction or some viruses and other substances …   Medical dictionary

  • haemagglutination — n. the clumping of red blood cells (see agglutination). It is caused by an antibody–antigen reaction or some viruses and other substances …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • haemagglutination — noun agglutination of red blood cells • Syn: ↑hemagglutination • Derivationally related forms: ↑haemagglutinate, ↑hemagglutinate (for: ↑hemagglutination) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • haemagglutination, etc. — …   Useful english dictionary

  • reverse passive haemagglutination — If antibodies are bonded to the surface of red blood cells haemagglutination will occur if the appropriate bi or multivalent antigen is added in soluble or microparticulate form. Used as a test for eg. Hepatitis B virus in the serum …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Гемагглютинация (Haemagglutination) — склеивание эритроцитов (см. Агглютинация). Связана с реакцией антитело антиген или присутствием в организме некоторых вирусов или веществ. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ГЕМАГГЛЮТИНАЦИЯ — (haemagglutination) склеивание эритроцитов (см. Агглютинация). Связана с реакцией антитело антиген или присутствием в организме некоторых вирусов или веществ …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Paramyxovirus — Taxobox name = PAGENAME virus group = v ordo = Mononegavirales familia = Paramyxoviridae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Subfamily Paramyxovirinae Avulavirus Henipavirus Morbillivirus Respirovirus Rubulavirus Subfamily Pneumovirinae… …   Wikipedia

  • hapten — Could be considered an isolated epitope: although a hapten (by definition) has an antibody directed against it, the hapten alone will not induce an immune response if injected into an animal, it must be conjugated to a carrier (usually a protein) …   Dictionary of molecular biology


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