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1. Immunogen
A substance which is capable of eliciting (inducing) an immune response. An immunogen usually has a fairly high molecular weight (usually greater than 10,000), thus, a variety of macromolecules such as protein s, lipoprotein s, polysaccharide s, some nucleic acid s, and certain of the teichoic acids, can act as immunogens. Compare with antigen .

2. Immunogenetics
A sub-field of genetics that uses both genetic and immunological analyses to study the genetics behind antibody formation and the immune response.

3. Immunogenic
Describes a substance which is able to provoke an immune response against it.

4. Immunogenicity
Describes the quality of a substance which is able to provoke an immune response against the substance. A measure of how able the substance is at provoking an immune response against it.

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