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Differentiate between antibody and antigens.

Asked by bbandab 11th September 2019, 10:26 PM
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Differences between antibody and antigen:

Antigen

Antibody

  • These are substance that can induce an immune response.
  • These are proteins that recognize and bind to antigens.
  • These are usually proteins, may also be polysaccharides, lipids or nucleic acids.
  • These are mostly proteins.

 

  • They are located within the body or externally.
  • They are located within the body.

 

  • Their specific binding site is an epitope.
  • Their specific binding site is a paratope.
 
Answered by Expert 12th September 2019, 11:19 AM
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