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Antigenic Modulation

"Antigenic Modulation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Loss of detectable antigen from the surface of a cell after incubation with antibodies. This is one method in which some tumors escape detection by the immune system. Antigenic modulation of target antigens also reduces the therapeutic effectiveness of treatment by monoclonal antibodies.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Antigenic Modulation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Antigenic Modulation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 6 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1991 and 1992 and 2001 and 2013 and 2014 and 2018
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