|haemagglutination (English spelling)||medical dictionary|
<haematology> Agglutination of red blood cells, often used to test for the presence of antibodies directed against red cell surface antigens or carbohydrate binding proteins or viruses in a solution. Requires that the agglutinin has at least two binding sites.
This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology
American spelling: hemagglutination
(11 Mar 2008)
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