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- Smider, Vaughn V., et al. Show all 22 Authors
- Science 2014 v.343 no.6171 pp. 656-661
- Mycoplasma; antibodies; antigens; binding sites; crystal structure; humans; humoral immunity; immune system; industry
- ... Easy M Our immune systems can produce a vastly diverse repertoire of antibody molecules that each recognize and bind to a specific foreign antigen via a hypervariable region. However, there are a few bacterial antigens—such as Protein A, Protein G, and Protein L—that instead bind to the antibody's conserved regions and can bind to a large number of different antibodies. These high-affinity broad-s ...
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