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KLH-FITC (Code C62478)

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Preferred Name: KLH-FITC

Definition: A conjugate consisting of keyhole-limpet hemocyanin (KLH) and fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) with potential immunostimulating activity. Vaccination with KLH-FITC may elicit an immune response against fluorescein and the production of anti-fluorescein IgG antibodies. KLH, a natural protein isolated from the marine mollusk keyhole limpet, is an immunostimulant carrier protein.


NCI Thesaurus Code: C62478 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0257324  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Keyhole-Limpet Hemocyanin Fluorescein Isothiocyanate Conjugate

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 489285
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 489285 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0257324

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C62478
Legacy_Concept_Name EC90
Semantic_Type Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein
Semantic_Type Immunologic Factor

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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