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REGIAO-V [1 record]

Record 1 2012-09-11


Subject field(s)
  • Immunology

Section of an immunoglobulin in which the amino acid sequence varies among different molecules within a single class of immunoglobulins and is related to the antibody combining site.


In the light chain, this region is the N-terminal half, and in the heavy chain, the N-terminal portion.


  • Immunologie

Partie N-terminale des molécules d'immunoglobulines, porteuse du site anticorps et présentant une séquence d'acides aminés différente pour chaque spécificité.

Key term(s)
  • partie variable
  • partie Fab


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Inmunología

Parte de un anticuerpo que es diferente de esa misma parte en otro anticuerpo.

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