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. What are antibodies? How do they work?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Interpret and define antibodies and its action.

Concept Introduction:

The structure of antibody contains number of amino acid usually sulfur containing amino acid. The structure of antibody get stabilises by disulfide linkage and also having antigen binding site where antigen get attached.

Antibody is a type of protein consisting of long chain of polypeptide in which large number of amino acids are linked to each other.

Explanation

Antibody is a molecule which is known as immunoglobulin having y shaped structure. It also stabilizes by disulfide linkage while also having antigen binding site where antigen get attached. The particular antibody having particular action on specific foreign organism which is considered as antigen or target...

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