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molecular mimicry

The structure or sequence of a molecule (an antigen, nucleic-acid, protein, etc.) that imitates or simulates the structure or sequence of a different molecule.
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  • DNA mimicry
  • mimicry (genetics)
  • antigen mimicry
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