Review for Exam II

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Review for Exam I I Know timing and location of various events Antigens Terminology: Antigen- a substance that can bind specifically with an antibody or Tcell receptor Immunogen- a substance that can induce a specific immune response (all are Ag) Hapten- a very small molecule that has antigenicity but not immunogenicity Epitope- the part of a protein that an antibody binds to, antigenic determinate Antibody-a specific protein produced in response to an immunogen and binds to antigen Immunogenicity features: foreign, composition, size (larger better), complexity(chemical & structural), degradability Difference between conformational and linear epitopes: Linear epitopes are continuous. What type(s) of epitopes do B cells recognize? Recognized by antibodies that are generally on the surface of intact Ags (sequential/nonsequential) Antibody Structure Be able to draw and label parts of an antibody: Name 5 different classes (Isotypes) of antibody, how do they differ (location, concentration, size, ½ life etc)?
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IgA: found in mucosal areas, body secretions IgD: Ag receptor on B cells
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course BIOL 3500 taught by Professor Suh during the Spring '11 term at Auburn University.

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