from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A set of one or more antigenic determinants specific to the variable region of an immunoglobulin molecule.

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  • n. A characteristic shared by a group of immunoglobulin or T cell receptor molecules, based on the antigen binding specificity of their variable region

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An object or a substance typical of a class; one of a series exhibiting like peculiarities.
  • n. In the nomenclature of types in natural history, a specimen, not a holotype, identified by the nomenclator himself.


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  • Favrille spent more than $140 million on the development of a portfolio of biotech assets and related patents including the FavId™ idiotype vaccine that was the Company's lead product candidate for the treatment of B-cell Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

  • The samples came to light when the Company was advised that data from Favrille's pre-merger vaccine trials for a project that theoretically could be used to predict the outcomes of patients vaccinated with idiotype vaccines.

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  • Hemocyanin (KLH) which is coupled to the idiotype protein produced in tobacco plants.

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  • During the immune response that ensues, the lymphocytes mainly focus on the peptide sequence of the attached tumor idiotype.

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  • Bayer's personalized idiotype vaccine for the treatment of

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  • In that case, the procedure was based on the production and administration of idiotype vaccines and personalised for patients with first relapse follicular lymphoma.


  • Residential exposure to petrochemicals is associated with an elevated risk of leukemia among adults in their 20s, according to a report in the American Journal of Epidemiology for August patient-specific idiotype (Id) vaccine induces tumor regression in certain patients with indolent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, researchers report in the July 1st issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology.



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