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  • a  of or relating to antigens

  • The last major change was in 1969, and up until now there has not been another major antigenic shift.
  • As it takes six months to produce a vaccine, virologists must be on the lookout for "antigenic drift" changes in the virus that would let it escape the immune responses .
  • Past attempts to implant fetal islet cells failed because a small percentage of these cells have antigenic markers that trigger an immune response.

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