monofunctionality

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mono- +‎ functionality

Noun[edit]

monofunctionality (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being monofunctional.
    • 2015 December 12, “Identification of Immunodominant Responses to the Plasmodium falciparum Antigens PfUIS3, PfLSA1 and PfLSAP2 in Multiple Strains of Mice”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144515:
      Furthermore, we wanted to assess the polyfunctionality of the induced immune response, by assessing the populations of cytokines secreted from antigen-specific T cells: the polyfunctionality, or strictly monofunctionality, of CD8 + T cell responses have been correlated with vectored vaccine efficacy in controlled human malaria infection phase II efficacy trials.