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autoagglutination

Definitions

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  • noun The clumping together of an individual's red blood cells by his or her own serum due to the cells being coated on the surface with antibodies.

Etymologies

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auto- +‎ agglutination

Examples

  • The flagella of the transmitted mainly by food pathogens Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli practice next to the motor function also functions in the secretion of virulence factors, the autoagglutination, the micro-colony formation / biofilm formation and the defense by the innate immune response Guerry, 2007.

    Flagellum evolution -- how's your German? - The Panda's Thumb

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