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Descriptor English:   O Antigens 
Descriptor Spanish:   Antígenos O 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Antígenos O 
Synonyms English:   Antigen, Bacterial O
Antigen, O
Antigens, O
Bacterial O Antigen
O Antigen
O Antigen, Bacterial
O Specific Polysaccharide
O Specific Polysaccharides
O-Specific Polysaccharide
O-Specific Polysaccharides
Polysaccharide, O-Specific
Polysaccharides, O-Specific  
Tree Number:   D09.698.718.450.600
Definition English:   The lipopolysaccharide-protein somatic antigens, usually from gram-negative bacteria, important in the serological classification of enteric bacilli. The O-specific chains determine the specificity of the O antigens of a given serotype. O antigens are the immunodominant part of the lipopolysaccharide molecule in the intact bacterial cell. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed) 
History Note English:   96; was O ANTIGEN, BACTERIAL (NM) 1981-95 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AN analysis BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry CL classification
DE drug effects EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UL ultrastructure
UR urine  
Record Number:   32661 
Unique Identifier:   D019081 

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