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Freund's Adjuvant

An antigen solution emulsified in mineral oil. The complete form is made up of killed, dried mycobacteria, usually M. tuberculosis, suspended in the oil phase. It is effective in stimulating cell-mediated immunity (IMMUNITY, CELLULAR) and potentiates the production of certain IMMUNOGLOBULINS in some animals. The incomplete form does not contain mycobacteria.

Year introduced: 1964(1963)

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Tree Number(s): D20.475

MeSH Unique ID: D005620

Registry Number: 9007-81-2

Entry Terms:

  • Adjuvant, Freund's
  • Freunds Adjuvant
  • Freund Adjuvant
  • Adjuvant, Freund

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