Tag: Antigen

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 […]

Antigen- Properties, Types and Determinants of Antigenicity 4.52/5 (343)

Incomplete Antigen or Hapten

Antigen- Properties, Types and Determinants of Antigenicity Antigen is a substances usually protein in nature and sometimes polysaccharide, that generates a specific immune response and induces the formation of a specific antibody or specially sensitized T cells or both. Although all antigens are recognized by specific lymphocytes or by antibodies, only some antigens are capable […]

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