*Blastocystosis

Puthia MK, Vaithilingam A, Lu J, Tan KS (2005). "Degradation of human secretory immunoglobulin A by Blastocystis". Parasitol. ... Other secretory mechanism: A study of a different protozoan which produces similar symptoms, Entamoeba histolytica, found that ... These antibodies, known as immunoglobulin A (IgA), make up the immune defense system of human by preventing the growth of ... McGowan K, Guerina V, Wicks J, Donowitz M (1985). "Secretory hormones of Entamoeba histolytica". Ciba Found. Symp. 112: 139-54 ...

*J chain

As part of a polymeric immunoglobulin (pIg), the J-chain is essential for binding of pIg to the pIgR, which forms the secretory ... ISBN 0-7817-6519-6. Johansen FE, Braathen R, Brandtzaeg P (September 2000). "Role of J Chain in Secretory Immunoglobulin ... Bjercke S, Brandtzaeg P (1994). "Glandular distribution of immunoglobulins, J chain, secretory component, and HLA-DR in the ... Sumi Y, Nagura H, Kaneda T, Oka T (1989). "Immunoelectron microscopical localization of immunoglobulins, secretory component ...

*Immunoglobulin M

Mestecky, J.; Zikin, J.; Butler, W. T. (1971). "Immunoglobulin M an secretory immunoglobulin A: presence of common polypeptide ... Immunodeficiency with hyper-immunoglobulin M Immunoglobulin M deficiency "Immunoglobulin M". The American Heritage Dictionary ... Johansen, F. E.; Braathen, R.; Brandtzaeg, P. (2000). "Role of J chain in secretory immunoglobulin formation". Scandinavian ... Brandtzaeg, P. (1976). "Complex formation between secretory component and human immunoglobulin related to their content of J ...

*Tonsillectomy

... in levels of serum immunoglobulin a decrease in levels of secretory immunoglobulin A a decrease in levels of immunoglobulin G3 ... A, Cantani; P, Bellioni; F, Salvinelli; L, Businco (1986-12-01). "Serum immunoglobulins and secretory IgA deficiency in ... "Secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA) deficiency inserum of patients with GALTectomy (appendectomy and tonsillectomy)". Clinical ...

*Singing

"Effects of choir singing or listening on secretory immunoglobulin A, cortisol, and emotional state". Journal of Behavioral ...

*Isotype (immunology)

Hilschmann, N., Bastian, A. (1992). "Intra- and interchain disulfide bridges of the human J chain in secretory immunoglobulin A ... The secretory IgA is associated with a J-chain and another polypeptide chain called the secretory component. IgA antibodies are ... In immunology, the immunoglobulin (Ig) isotype (class) is encoded by the constant region segments of the immunoglobulin gene ... Immunoglobulin Isotypes at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Overview at University of South ...

*Respiratory system

These include secretory immunoglobulins (IgA), collectins, defensins and other peptides and proteases, reactive oxygen species ...

*Lung microbiome

... secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA) production. Changes in microbial community composition seem to play a role in progression of ...

*Intestinal mucosal barrier

Secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA) is produced by plasma cells in the lamina propria and transported into the lumen by ... Specialised secretory epithelial cells called Paneth cells secrete abundant quantities human α-defensins into the intestinal ... Antimicrobial peptides Immunoglobulin A Intestinal epithelium Human gastrointestinal tract Gastric mucosal barrier ...

*Breastfeeding

... secretory immunoglobulin A (IgA). IgA works to attack germs in the mucous membranes of the throat, lungs, and intestines, which ... During breastfeeding, approximately 0.25-0.5 grams per day of secretory IgA antibodies pass to the baby via milk. This is one ...

*Immunoglobulin A

The secretory component of sIgA protects the immunoglobulin from being degraded by proteolytic enzymes, thus sIgA can survive ... The IgA dimeric form is the most prevalent and is also called secretory IgA (sIgA). sIgA is the main immunoglobulin found in ... secretory IgA. In secretory IgA, the form found in secretions, polymers of 2-4 IgA monomers are linked by two additional chains ... Bonner A, Almogren A, Furtado PB, Kerr MA, Perkins SJ (February 2009). "The nonplanar secretory IgA2 and near planar secretory ...

*Secretory component

The secretory component is a component of immunoglobulin A (IgA). Secretory component is a proteolytic cleavage product of the ... Secretory components wrap around two IgA units joined by a J chain protein fragment, resulting in a >--< configuration, with ... Secretory component at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Roitt, Ivan; Delves, Peter (2001). ... Polymeric IgA binds to the polymeric immunoglobulin receptor on the basolateral surface of epithelial cells and is taken up ...

*Saliva

... and secretory immunoglobulin A) Epidermal growth factor (EGF) Various enzymes; there are three major enzymes found in saliva: α ... antimicrobial agents such as secretory IgA and lysozyme. The enzymes found in saliva are essential in beginning the process of ... researchers find human saliva contains such antibacterial agents as secretory IgA, lactoferrin, lysozyme and peroxidase. It has ... nervous stimulation can lead to myoepithelium contraction which causes the expulsion of secretions from the secretory acinus ...

*Lactalbumin

Changes in biliary secretory immunoglobulins A in mice fed whey proteins Costantino A.M., Balzola F., Bounous G. Minerva Dietol ... This study was designed to investigate the influence of the type of dietary protein on the biliary secretory IgA. A/J mice were ...

*Usog

... and secretory immunoglobulin A which can help clear pathogens from the child and benefit the child against infection. ...

*Timeline of immunology

Secretory immunoglobulins 1967 - Identification of IgE as the reaginic antibody (Kimishige Ishizaka) 1968 - Passenger ... Identification of somatic recombination of immunoglobulin genes (Susumu Tonegawa) 1980-1983 - Discovery and characterization of ...

*MSMB

Liang ZG, Kamada M, Koide SS (1991). "Structural identity of immunoglobulin binding factor and prostatic secretory protein of ... 1998). "beta-Microseminoprotein/prostatic secretory protein is a member of immunoglobulin binding factor family". Biochim. ... 2000). "Prostatic secretory protein (PSP94) expression in human female reproductive tissues, breast and in endometrial cancer ... Shukeir N, Arakelian A, Kadhim S, Garde S, Rabbani SA (May 2003). "Prostate secretory protein PSP-94 decreases tumor growth and ...

*List of MeSH codes (D12.776.124)

... immunoglobulin a MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.619.026.030 -- immunoglobulin a, secretory MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.619.026. ... immunoglobulin a MeSH D12.776.124.790.651.114.619.026.030 -- immunoglobulin a, secretory MeSH D12.776.124.790.651.114.619.026. ... 030.500 -- secretory component MeSH D12.776.124.486.485.114.619.026.515 -- immunoglobulin alpha-chains MeSH D12.776.124.486. ... 030.500 -- secretory component MeSH D12.776.124.790.651.114.619.026.515 -- immunoglobulin alpha-chains MeSH D12.776.124.790. ...

*Polymeric immunoglobulin receptor

"Human free secretory component is composed of the first 585 amino acid residues of the polymeric immunoglobulin receptor". FEBS ... It is a Fc receptor which facilitates the secretion of the soluble polymeric isoforms of immunoglobulin A and immunoglobulin M ... It mediates transcellular transport of polymeric immunoglobulin molecules. It is a member of the immunoglobulin superfamily. ... "Polymeric immunoglobulin receptor". jstage. Journal of Oral Science, Vol 53, No. 2 147-156, 2011. Kaetzel CS (Aug 2005). "The ...

*Russell bodies

A General Response of Secretory Cells to Synthesis of a Mutant Immunoglobulin Which Can Neither Exit from, Nor Be Degraded in, ... can gather without blocking normal secretory pathways. The excess immunoglobulin builds up and forms intracytoplasmic globules ... Russell bodies are eosinophilic, large, homogeneous immunoglobulin-containing inclusions usually found in a plasma cell ... undergoing excessive synthesis of immunoglobulin; the Russell body is characteristic of the distended endoplasmic reticulum. ...

*Organization and expression of immunoglobulin genes

These two classes could switch to secretory IgD and IgM during the processing of mRNAs. Finally, further class switching ... Antibody (or immunoglobulin) structure is made up of two heavy-chains and two light-chains. These chains are held together by ... 1979). Cloned pairs of variable region genes for immunoglobulin heavy-chains isolated from a clone library of the entire mouse ... During the development of B cells, the immunoglobulin gene undergoes sequences of rearrangements that lead to formation of the ...

*Antibody

Somatic recombination of immunoglobulins, also known as V(D)J recombination, involves the generation of a unique immunoglobulin ... Tomasi TB (1992). "The discovery of secretory IgA and the mucosal immune system". Immunol. Today. 13 (10): 416-418. doi:10.1016 ... The membrane-bound form of an antibody may be called a surface immunoglobulin (sIg) or a membrane immunoglobulin (mIg). It is ... In mammals there are two types of immunoglobulin light chain, which are called lambda (λ) and kappa (κ). A light chain has two ...

*Biochemical cascade

"XBP1, downstream of Blimp-1, expands the secretory apparatus and other organelles, and increases protein synthesis in plasma ... Consequently, the BLIMP1 protein is translated and inhibits PAX5, allowing immunoglobulin genes transcription and activation of ... XBP1 (important for the secretory apparatus formation and enhancing of protein synthesis). Also, the coreceptors (CD28/CD19) ...

*ML domain

It has an immunoglobulin-like beta-sandwich fold similar to that of immunoglobulin E-set domains. This domain is present in the ... following proteins: Epididymal secretory protein E1 (also known as Niemann-Pick C2 protein), which is known to bind cholesterol ...

*Lactation

Secretory IgA also helps prevent food allergies. Over the first two weeks after the birth, colostrum production slowly gives ... It contains higher amounts of white blood cells and antibodies than mature milk, and is especially high in immunoglobulin A ( ... During the latter part of pregnancy, the woman's breasts enter into the Secretory Differentiation stage. This is when the ... Although biochemical markers indicate that Secretory Activation begins about 30-40 hours after birth, mothers do not typically ...

*Uteroglobin

"Clara Cell Secretory Protein Deficiency Alters Clara Cell Secretory Apparatus and the Protein Composition of Airway Lining ... 1999). "Uteroglobin is essential in preventing immunoglobulin A nephropathy in mice". Nat. Med. 5 (9): 1018-25. doi:10.1038/ ... 2001). "A two-receptor pathway for catabolism of Clara cell secretory protein in the kidney". J. Biol. Chem. 276 (16): 13295- ... "Regulation of Clara cell secretory protein gene transcription by thyroid transcription factor-1". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta ...