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Alloantibody vs. Autoantibody

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Alloantibodynoun

An antibody involved in alloimmunity.

Autoantibodynoun

An antibody formed in response to an agent (autoantigen) produced by the organism itself

Alloantibodynoun

an antibody that occurs naturally against foreign tissues from a person of the same species

Autoantibodynoun

an antibody acting against tissues of the organism that produces it

Alloantibody

an antibody produced following introduction of an alloantigen into the system of an individual of a species lacking that particular antigen.

Autoantibody

An autoantibody is an antibody (a type of protein) produced by the immune system that is directed against one or more of the individual's own proteins. Many autoimmune diseases (notably lupus erythematosus) are caused by such autoantibodies.

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