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Differences Between Antigen and Antibody 4.11/5 (158)

Differences Between Antigen and Antibody

Differences Between Antigen and Antibody Antibodies, also called immunoglobulins, Y-shaped molecules are proteins manufactured by the body that help fight against foreign substances called antigens. Antigens are any substance that stimulates the immune system to produce antibodies. Antigens can be bacteria, viruses, or fungi that cause infection and disease. Following are some of the differences between […]

Antibody- Structure, Classes and Functions 4.32/5 (136)

Structure of Antibody

Antibody- Structure, Classes and Functions Antibody (Ab) also know as Immunoglobulin (Ig) is the large Y shaped protein produced by the body’s immune system when it detects harmful substances, called antigens like bacteria and viruses. The production of antibodies is a major function of the immune system and is carried out by a type of white blood cell […]

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