An antigenic substance that stimulates the formation of specific agglutinin, which can cause agglutination of cells that contain the antigen or particles coated with the antigen. SYN: agglutogen. [agglutinin + G. -gen, production]
- blood group agglutinogens see Blood Groups appendix.
- T a. obsolete term for an a. formed from a latent receptor on human red cells by the action of an enzyme in cultures of certain bacteria.

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ag·glu·ti·no·gen ə-'glüt-ən-ə-jən n an antigen whose presence results in the formation of an agglutinin
ag·glu·ti·no·gen·ic -.glüt-ən-ə-'jen-ik adj

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any antigen that provokes formation of an agglutinin in the serum and is therefore likely to be involved in agglutination.

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ag·glu·tin·o·gen (ag″loo-tinґo-jen) 1. any substance which, acting as an antigen, stimulates the production of agglutinin. 2. the particulate antigen used in conducting agglutination tests.

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  • agglutinogen — agglutinogen. См. агглютиноген. (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.

  • agglutinogen — [ag΄lo͞o tin′ə jən] n. any antigen which stimulates the production of agglutinins agglutinogenic [ag΄lo͞o tin′əjen′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • agglutinogen — noun Etymology: agglutinin + o + gen Date: 1904 an antigen whose presence results in the formation of an agglutinin • agglutinogenic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • agglutinogen — The antigen (in the case of antibody) or ligand (in the case of lectin) with which an agglutinin reacts …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • agglutinogen — agglutinogenic /ag loo tin euh jen ik, euh glooht n euh /, adj. /ag loo tin euh jeuhn, jen , euh glooht n euh /, n. Immunol. an antigen that causes the production of agglutinins. [1900 05; AGGLUTIN(ATE) + O + GEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • agglutinogen — noun Any antigen that stimulates the production of an agglutinin …   Wiktionary

  • Agglutinogen — Ag|glu|ti|no|gen, das; s, e [zu griech. gene̅s = verursachend] (Med.): Antigen, das die Bildung von Agglutininen anregt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Agglutinogen — Ag|glutino|ge̱n [↑Agglutinin u. ↑...gen] s; s, e (meist Mehrz.): ↑Antigene, die die Bildung von Agglutininen anregen …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Agglutinogen — Ag|glu|ti|no|gen das; s, e (meist Plur.) <zu ↑...gen> ↑Antigen, das die Bildung von Agglutininen anregt …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • agglutinogen —    An antigen that stimulates production of a specific antibody (agglutinin) when introduced into an animal body. Outdated term for red cell antigen …   Forensic science glossary

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