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Portion of antigen directly involved in the interaction with the antibody

Epitope

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Portion of antigen containing the grouping on which the specificity depends

Haptene

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Sugar molecule that gives the antigen its specificity

Immunodominant Sugar

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Subclass of an immunoglobulin

Isotype

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variation in the antigen-combining site on the immunoglobulin that interacts with antigen epitope

Idiotype vatiation

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changes in the portion of the constant region

Allotype variation

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Overall strength of an antibody-antigen complex

avidity

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Strength of interaction between an antibody binding site and the epitope of the antigen

affinity

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Dimer shaped immunoglobulin

IgA

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Pentamer shaped Immunoglobulin

IgM

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Immunoglobulin responsible for compliment activation

***IgM*** and IgG