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split antigen

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NounEdit

split antigen (plural split antigens)

  1. (biochemistry) In the testing of cell surface antigens, an antigen that has a more refined or specific cell surface reaction relative to a broad antigen.(Example: HLA-B51 and HLA-B52 are split antigens of HLA-B5)[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Okimoto K, Juji T, Ishiba S, Maruyama H, Tohyama H, Kosaka K. HLA--Bw54 (Bw22-J, J-1) antigen in juvenile onset diabetes mellitus in Japan. Tissue Antigens 1978 11(5):418–22 pmid=694905