Definition of Antibody. Meaning of Antibody. Synonyms of Antibody

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Definition of Antibody

Antibody
Antibody An"ti*bod`y, n. (Physiol. Chem.) Any of various bodies or substances in the blood which act in antagonism to harmful foreign bodies, as toxins or the bacteria producing the toxins. Normal blood serum apparently contains variousantibodies, and the introduction of toxins or of foreign cells also results in the development of their specific antibodies.

Meaning of Antibody from wikipedia

- An antibody (Ab) is the secreted form of a B cell receptor; the term immunoglobulin can refer to either the membrane-bound form or the secreted form of...
- A monoclonal antibody (mAb, more rarely called moAb) is an antibody produced from a cell lineage made by cloning a unique white blood cell. All subsequent...
- anti-Ro antibodies, anti-La antibodies, anti-Sm antibodies, anti-nRNP antibodies, anti-Scl-70 antibodies, anti-dsDNA antibodies, anti-histone antibodies, antibodies...
- (IgG) is a type of antibody. Representing approximately 75% of serum antibodies in humans, IgG is the most common type of antibody found in blood circulation...
- A neutralizing antibody (NAb) is an antibody that defends a cell from a pathogen or infectious particle by neutralizing any effect it has biologically...
- Primary and secondary antibodies are two groups of antibodies that are classified based on whether they bind to antigens or proteins directly or target...
- An antibody elution is a clinical laboratory diagnostic procedure which removes sensitized antibodies from red blood cells, in order to determine the blood...
- antibodies are antigen-specific, meaning that an antibody can only react to and bind one specific antigen; in some instances, however, antibodies may...
- Antibody opsonization is a process by which a pathogen is marked for phagocytosis. Given normal inflammatory cir****stances, microbial pathogen-****ociated...
- Humanized antibodies are antibodies from non-human species whose protein sequences have been modified to increase their similarity to antibody variants...