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H antigen

Index H antigen

H antigen can refer to one of various types of antigens having diverse biological functions. [1]

11 relations: ABO blood group system, Antigen, Chromosome 19, Flagellum, H-Y antigen, Hh blood group, Histocompatibility, Major histocompatibility complex, Peptide, T cell, Transplant rejection.

ABO blood group system

The ABO blood group system is used to denote the presence of one, both, or neither of the A and B antigens on erythrocytes.

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Antigen

In immunology, an antigen is a molecule capable of inducing an immune response (to produce an antibody) in the host organism.

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Chromosome 19

Chromosome 19 is one of the 23 pairs of chromosomes in humans.

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Flagellum

A flagellum (plural: flagella) is a lash-like appendage that protrudes from the cell body of certain bacterial and eukaryotic cells.

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H-Y antigen

H-Y antigen is a male tissue specific antigen.

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Hh blood group

The h/h blood group, also known as Oh or the Bombay blood group, is a rare blood type.

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Histocompatibility

Histocompatibility, or tissue compatibility, is the property of having the same, or sufficiently similar, alleles of a set of genes called human leukocyte antigens (HLA), the human version of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC).

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Major histocompatibility complex

The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is a set of cell surface proteins essential for the acquired immune system to recognize foreign molecules in vertebrates, which in turn determines histocompatibility.

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Peptide

Peptides (from Gr.: πεπτός, peptós "digested"; derived from πέσσειν, péssein "to digest") are short chains of amino acid monomers linked by peptide (amide) bonds.

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T cell

A T cell, or T lymphocyte, is a type of lymphocyte (a subtype of white blood cell) that plays a central role in cell-mediated immunity.

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Transplant rejection

Transplant rejection occurs when transplanted tissue is rejected by the recipient's immune system, which destroys the transplanted tissue.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H_antigen

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