Allotype meaning

ăl'ə-tīp'
Any of the alleles in the constant region of a given subclass of immunoglobulin that are detectable as antigens by members of the same species having a different constant region.
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A biological specimen that is the opposite sex of a holotype.
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A genetic variant, esp. an antibody that acts as an antigen when introduced into the bodies of most other individuals of the same species.
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An animal or plant specimen that shows physical characteristics, usually sexual ones, not shown in the holotype.
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A biological specimen that is the opposite sex of a holotype.
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Any of several variants in the constant region of a given class or subclass of immunoglobulins that are caused by allelic variation and differ from individual to individual.
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(zoology) A specimen that exemplifies the opposite sex of the holotype.
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(immunology) An immunoglobulin allotype is the allele of the antibody chains found in the individual.
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Origin of allotype

  • allo- +‎ -type
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