Agglutinin vs Agglutinogen - What's the difference?

agglutinin | agglutinogen |


As nouns the difference between agglutinin and agglutinogen

is that agglutinin is a substance that causes cells to clump while agglutinogen is (biochemistry) any antigen that stimulates the production of an agglutinin.

agglutinin

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A substance that causes cells to clump.
  • (specifically) A protein found in cow's milk.
  • agglutinogen

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (biochemistry) Any antigen that stimulates the production of an agglutinin