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So he didn't produce an antigen—he produced a disease instead.

Injections must be made and the antigen must go into the plants, not in single doses, if you please, but by the thousands.

I shall not discuss the antigen or its method of administration.

It is not apparent that the nature of the antigen would affect Ehrlichs theory of the formation of antibodies.

If amboceptors as antigen are injected into an animal there will be formed by the animals cells antiamboceptors.

The substance within the introduced cell which acts as a stimulus (antigen) to the body cells is called an agglutinogen.

It is evident that some sort of an antibody results from the first protein injected and that it is specific for its own antigen.

Ford claims to have obtained proof that a glucoside contained in the poisonous mushroom Amanita phalloides can act as an antigen.

The complement fixation test is like a Wassermann reaction, but the antigen should be polyvalent.

The Libby Photronreflectometer was used to measure the turbidities developed by the interaction of antigen and antiserum.

WORD ORIGIN

"substance that causes production of an antibody," 1908, from German Antigen, from French antigène (1899), from anti- (see anti-) + Greek -gen (see -gen).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANTIGEN

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nounblood group antigen
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