antiserum


antiserum
n.; pl. antisera
a serum that contains antibodies against antigens of a particular kind; it may be injected to treat, or give temporary protection (passive immunity) against, specific diseases. Antisera are prepared in large quantities in such animals as horses. In the laboratory, they are used to identify unknown organisms responsible for infection (see agglutination).

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  • antisérum — [ ɑ̃tiserɔm ] n. m. • 1960; de 1. anti et sérum ♦ Sérum d un animal immunisé par injection d un antigène, contenant l anticorps correspondant. ● antisérum nom masculin Synonyme de immun sérum. ● antisérum (synonymes) nom masculin Synonymes :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antiserum — antiserum. См. антисыворотка. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • antiserum — [an′ti sir΄əm, an′tīsir΄əm] n. pl. antiserums or antisera a serum containing antibodies specific for one or more antigens …   English World dictionary

  • Antiserum — This short article on antiserum deals exclusively with its applications. For a more detailed explanation on its production see polyclonal antibodies .Antiserum (plural: antisera) is blood serum containing polyclonal antibodies. Antiserum is used… …   Wikipedia

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  • Antiserum — Ạn|ti|se|rum 〈n.; s, se|ren; Med.〉 Heilserum [<grch. anti „gegen“ + Serum] * * * An|ti|se|rum, das; s, …ren od. …ra (Med.): spezifische Antikörper enthaltendes Heilserum. * * * Antis …   Universal-Lexikon

  • antiserum — is., tıp, Fr. antisérum Bağışık serum …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • antiserum — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1901 a serum containing antibodies …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antiserum — a blood serum with specific antibodies …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • antiserum — (an tī se rum) Serum containing induced antibodies …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • antiserum — Serum containing immunoglobulins against specified antigens …   Dictionary of molecular biology


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