Chapter 5 Antibodies and Antigens pp 87-103 Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Chapter 5 Antibodies and Antigens pp 87-103 Deck (3):
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Ig Domain

globular motif that is characteristic of antibodies. contains two layers of beta pleated sheets ( antiparallel) held together by disulfide bonds

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Fab

Contains pairs of VL and VH and retain their ability to bind antigen

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Fc

"crystalized" When broken down with papain, it associates with other CL and CH regions

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