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Introduction: Antigen

Description of Antigen

Antigen: A substance that causes the immune system to make a specific immune response.
Source: National Institute of Health

Antigen: any substance recognized by the immune system and inducing an immune reaction.
Source: CRISP

Antigen: Substances that are recognized by the immune system and induce an immune reaction.
Source: MeSH 2007

Antigen: Related Topics

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Source - CRISP

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