Definition of antigenic in English:

antigenic

adjective

  • See antigen

    • ‘The very low level of amino acid diversity in antigenic proteins may be cause for optimism in the difficult fight to control global tuberculosis.’
    • ‘As one would expect, we found that two different antibodies with different antigenic specificities had different amino acid sequences in the antigen-binding site.’
    • ‘These cases provide rare views of the processes by which antigenic or enzymatic properties of a protein are modified while still maintaining function.’
    • ‘This may not be the case with weakly antigenic tumor antigens.’
    • ‘Although the two isoforms have primarily similar antigenic properties, little is known about their enzymatic properties.’

Pronunciation

antigenic

/antɪˈdʒɛnɪk/