Unformatted text preview: Sequences of Light and Heavy Chains Show Similarities
Light Chain 214 amino acids, MW = 26 kdal Can form a homodimer known as a Bence-Jones protein Heavy Chain 446 amino acids, MW = 54 kdal Usually glycosylated near the C-terminus
VL CL VH CH1 CH2 CH3 ...
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- Amino Acids, Immunoglobulin light chain