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antigenic determinant

Line breaks: anti|gen¦ic de|ter¦min|ant

Definition of antigenic determinant in English:

noun

Biochemistry
Another term for epitope.
Example sentences
  • One of the most clinically important classes of sphingolipids are those that confer antigenic determinants on the surfaces of cells, particularly the erythrocytes.
  • The epitopes or antigenic determinants on the cell's surface are collectively referred to as cluster designations or CD binding sites.
  • Polyclonal antibodies raised against recombinant SC24 cross-reacted with the seed coat peroxidase enzyme, suggesting that these two proteins may share an antigenic determinant.

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