Definitions containing the term o antigens
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Human Leukocyte Associated antigens (HL-A matching for BMT)
Viral Capsid Antigens
ABO blood group antigens (A = type A; B = type B; H = typo O)
What does o antigens mean?
- O Antigens
- The lipopolysaccharide-protein somatic antigens, usually from gram-negative bacteria, important in the serological classification of enteric bacilli. The O-specific chains determine the specificity of the O antigens of a given serotype. O antigens are the immunodominant part of the lipopolysaccharide molecule in the intact bacterial cell. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)