Molecular recognition in antibodies and its application

M. C. Tedford, W. H. Stimson

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Abstract

The structure and function of immunoglobulins, and the nature of the antibody - antigen interaction are described. Applications of the molecular recognition properties of antibodies are discussed in the areas of immunotherapy, immunoassay, immunotargeting and catalytic antibodies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1129-1138
Number of pages10
JournalExperientia
Volume47
Issue number11-12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1991
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Immunoglobulin
  • antigen
  • catalytic antibody
  • conjugate
  • cytotoxic agent
  • enzyme-linked-immunosorbent-assay (ELISA)
  • hapten
  • immunoassay
  • immunotargeting
  • immunotoxin
  • monoclonal antibody

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