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Antigenic variation is the process by which an infectious organism alters its surface proteins in order to evade a host immune response. This change in antigenic profile may occur as the pathogen passes through a host population or may take place in the originally infected host. The strategy is particularly important for organisms that target long-lived...
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The term antigenic variation refers to the mechanism in which an infectious ... Antigenic variation can occur through three broadly defined genetic processes: ...
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Antigenic Variation in Malarial Parasites. Immunology Today. 6:28 ... in cytoadherence and antigenic variation of Plasmodium falciparum-infected erythrocytes. ...
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These pathogens use antigenic variation to prolong their circulation in the ... True antigenic variation, however, arises in a single clone or genotype in a ...
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Definition of Antigenic variation in the Online Dictionary. Meaning of Antigenic variation. ... Antigenic variation among newly isolated strains of ...
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The online version of Antigenic Variation on ScienceDirect, the world's leading ... 11 - Trypanosome Antigenic Variation—A Heavy Investment in the Evasion of ...
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Antigenic variation Antigenic variation is the process by which an infectious organism alters its surface proteins in order to evade a host immune
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antigenic variation ( ′antə¦jenik ′verē′āshən ) ( immunology ) Alteration of an antigen on the surface of a microorganism; may enable a ... Antigenic variation ...
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Phase and antigenic variation result in a heterogenic phenotype of a clonal ... Antigenic variation refers to the expression of functionally conserved moieties ...
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What is Antigenic Variation?: This genetic mechanism, employed by certain bacteria and protozoa, poses a challenge in the development of vaccines against vector ...
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Abstract: This genetic mechanism, employed by certain bacteria and protozoa, poses a challenge in the development of ... of antigenic variation and virulence ...
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Antigenic variation is the primary cause of the persistence and lethality of ... This process is called Antigenic Variation, and has been most extensively ...
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Antigenic Variation information including symptoms, causes, diseases, symptoms, treatments, and other medical and health issues.
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Phase and antigenic variation result in a heterogenic phenotype of a clonal ... Antigenic variation refers to the expression of functionally conserved moieties ...
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The purpose of antigenic variation in Trypanosoma brucei is ... HOLISTIC VIEW OF ANTIGENIC VARIATION. Clonal phenotypic (antigenic) variation is a method for ...
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Antigenic variation belongs to the general survival strategy of enhanced ... A fundamental feature of antigenic variation is its link with the population ...
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Antigenic variation is orchestrated by epigenetic factors ... addition, controversies surrounding var genetic elements in antigenic. variation are discussed. ...
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Information about Antigenic variation in Free online English dictionary. ... antigenic variation a mechanism by which parasites can escape the immune ...
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