antigenic antigenic


  • (adj) of or relating to antigens


  1. The last major change was in 1969, and up until now there has not been another major antigenic shift.
  2. Past attempts to implant fetal islet cells failed because a small percentage of these cells have antigenic markers that trigger an immune response.
  3. If this reassortment produces a virus that closely resembles one of its parents, it is said to have undergone antigenic drift.
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