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Post by ido montia on December 22, 2014

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Antibody & Antigen Interactions

  • Antibody Description
    • Antibody structure
    • Antibody function
  • Antibody Isotypes
    • Four immunoglobins: IgM, IgG, IgD, IgA, IgE
  • Antigen description
    • Exogenous
    • Endogenous
    • Autogenous
  • Antigen-Antibody Reaction
    • Types and determinants of antigenicity

Antibody & Antigen Interactions

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Antibody-Antigen 0:22
  • Where Do Antigens-Antibodies Belong? 0:57
  • What is an Antibody? 1:12
    • Immunoglobulin
    • Definition of Antibody
    • Each Antigen is Specific to an Antigen
    • Antigen Binds to an Antigen
    • Produced by Plasma Cells
  • Antibody Structure 3:55
    • Paratope
    • Hinge Region
    • Fragment Crystallizable
  • Antibody Function 6:21
    • Recognizes and Captures Foreign Proteins and Molecules
    • Activates Complement
    • Binds to Immune Cells to Activate Their Specific Functions
  • The Antibody Isotypes 9:25
    • IgM
    • IgG
    • IgD
    • IgA
    • IgE
  • What is an Antigen? 15:18
    • An Antigen is to Provoke an Immune Response
    • Exogenous
    • Endogenous
    • Autogenous
  • Antigen-Antibody Reaction 19:08
    • Affinity
    • Avidity
    • Specificity
    • Cross Reactivity
    • Foreignness
    • Size
  • What Determines Antigenicity? 25:04
    • Antigenicity Definition
    • Conformation
    • Composition
    • Bacterial Components
  • Antigenic Determinants: Innate Immunity 26:53
  • Example 1 30:41
  • Example 2 33:15
  • Example 3 36:37