Definition of agglutinogen in English:

agglutinogen

Line breaks: ag¦glu¦tin|ogen
Pronunciation: /əˈgluːtɪnədʒ(ə)n
 
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noun

Biochemistry
  • An antigenic substance present in blood cells, bacteria, etc., which stimulates the formation of an agglutinin in blood serum.
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    • Both grouping is based on the presence and the absence of agglutinogens and their specific agglutinins.
    • Group O lacks agglutinogens, but the serum contains both the anti-A and anti-B agglutinins.
    • These recognize and respond to agglutinogens that are not recognized as ‘self.’

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