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    Structure of Antibodies

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    There are a lot of antibodies in our body. However, we seem not too much about it. We just simply remember that it is Y shape structure and it can fight the antigens. Therefore, we want to look more deeply about this topic to know how antibody can be produced and how it can produce a large number of antibodies. In this study, we will review the antibodies in different areas: Structure of antibody, ways of affecting the diversity of antibodies and mechanisms for generate antibodies and how to let it

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    Igg Antibodies

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    Type III are mediated by antibodies and Type IV are mediated by T lymphocytes and do not involve antibodies. Type III symptoms occur within a few hours after immune complexes form with soluble antigens. Type IV reactions take days to weeks to manifest. It typically takes 48-72 hours for the body to recruit Th1 cells to the site of exposure. Type III reactions cause harm by depositing harmful antigen-antibody immune complexes in capillary beds (vessels walls) that block circulation and cause inflammation

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    Evolving Antibodies

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    missing diagram Evolving Antibodies The immune system is an elegant system of defense against foreign invaders. It is able to successfully recognize and distinguish between thousands of different antigens. How is such complete recognition possible considering all the various structures foreign bodies may possess? How does the body produce antibodies specific enough to counter so many different pathogens? That is the subject of the recent research article, “Structural Insights into the Evolution

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    Antibody Diversity Mechanism

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    dedicated to recognize the invading organism. B cells produce antibodies that circulate in the bloodstream. T-cell produce cell surface- bound receptor protein called T-cell receptor. These classes of protein able to recognized great diverse invader molecule then starts a cascade event to destruct the invader. Antibody diversity is generated by the rearrangement of variable region gene segments during the differentiation of the antibody- producing cells by a series of sequence-specific DNA rearrangement

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    Antibody Modeling Antibody modeling techniques have come a long way since their birth. The first insights in the antibody sequence-structure relationship can be attributed to Wu and Kabat (Wu and Kabat 1970) seminal works, that identified the six hypervariable regions on the heavy and light chains and correctly predicted such regions to assume a loop conformation arising from a relatively conserved framework and to be responsible for the selective binding of the antigen, therefore naming them “complementary

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    make this experiment much more accurate. Once the blood from these species is collected antibodies need to be eluted from each sample. The antibodies are eluted already from the unknown sample of blood that was collected on the scene, so the next step can take place. Antigen-antibody interactions cause agglutination if the proper antibody is produced for a particular antigen. Agglutination is when the antibody binds the antigen, and this

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    Antibodies Are Our Defense Mechanism

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    The antibodies are the third line defense mechanism where they are presented on the B cells’ plasma membrane and function as antigen receptors (Karp, 2013). The B cells in our body are capable of producing antibodies, one of the proteins in our body. The number of antibodies in human body is more than 1012 and they are produced with or without the stimulation from antigens (Alberts et al., 2002). However, the number of genes encoding for antibodies is only approximately 20000 genes (Reece et al.

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    There are more than 1012 different antibody molecules in the human body. How can our body make more antibodies than there are genes in the genome? Explain the genetic rearrangement mechanism to produce the antibody diversity. Immunoglobulins (antibodies) are a group of structurally related proteins produced by plasma cells, secreted into the serum or tissue fluids, and characterized by certain physicochemical and biological properties. Immunoglobulins of mammals can be divided into five major classes

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    different classes of antibody: IgG, IgM, IgD, IgE and IgA. What makes them different from one another is the amino acid sequences found in the Fc region of the heavy chain. Since effector function relies on the amino acid sequences in the Fc region, hence some of the functions they provide are class specific. In total, there are 4 main effector functions of antibodies: neutralization of microorganisms and toxins, antibody-mediated opsonisation and phagocytosis of microorganisms, antibody-dependent cell

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    Making of Antibodies

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    Immunoprecipitation and Use of Antibodies in Isolation of Genes One of the most useful discoveries of recent technology is the ability to isolate individual genes from an organism’s entire genome and then identify that gene. There are several methods available to achieve this goal, many of which make use of antibodies to identify potions of molecules. For proteins such as cell surface proteins, it is very difficult to purify a protein solution. To make antibodies to these types of proteins, whole

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