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Introduction: Antibodies

Description of Antibodies

Antibodies: Immunoglobulin molecules having a specific amino acid sequence by virtue of which they interact only with the ANTIGEN (or a very similar shape) that induced their synthesis in cells of the lymphoid series (especially PLASMA CELLS).
Source: MeSH 2007

Antibodies as an Organ

Antibodies (organ): Another name for Antibody.

Antibodies (organ): Body defense proteins that attach to foreign substances produced by B-cells...more »

Antibodies (organ): Antibodies --Special proteins produced by the body's immune system. They recognize and... (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS)

antibodies— molecules (also called immunoglobulins) produced by a B cell in response to an... (Source: excerpt from Microbes in Sickness and in Health -- Publications, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: NIAID)

a molecule (also called an immunoglobulin) produced by a B cell in response to an antigen. The binding of antibody to... (Source: excerpt from Understanding Autoimmune Disease: NIAID)

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Hierarchical classifications of Antibodies

The following list attempts to classify Antibodies into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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