Definition of Hemagglutinin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) An antigenic glycoprotein that causes agglutination of red blood cells ¹



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Definition of Hemagglutinin

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Medical Definition of Hemagglutinin

1. Substance that will bring about the agglutination of erythrocytes. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemagglutinin

hemacyanin
hemacytometer
hemacytometers
hemadromometer
hemadromometry
hemadsorption
hemadynamics
hemadynamometer
hemadynamometers
hemagglutinate
hemagglutinated
hemagglutinates
hemagglutinating
hemagglutination
hemagglutinations
hemagglutinin (current term)
hemagglutinins
hemagog
hemagogs
hemal
hemal arch
heman
hemangioblast
hemangioblastic
hemangioblastoma
hemangioblastomas
hemangioblasts
hemangioma simplex
hemangiomas

Literary usage of Hemagglutinin

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1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"To obtain the hemagglutinin. a rabbit was immunized with washed hen's ... hemagglutinin combines with red blood-corpuscles, but the union is with the stroma ..."

2. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"The auto-hemagglutinin is contained in the same blood as the cells it agglutinates, but certain factors operate to prevent agglutination in the living body. ..."

3. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"The auto-hemagglutinin is contained in the same blood as the cells it agglutinates, but certain factors operate to prevent agglutination in the living body. ..."

4. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"If the fourth band corresponded to hemagglutinin then it had gained more than 230 bases—roughly a ten percent increase, which was extremely large. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... the hemagglutinin titer had decreased from 1 : 256 to 1 : 4, ... even though the hemagglutinin and hemolysin titers were greatly reduced (Table 1). ..."

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