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Biology Assignment: Antibodies and Antigens
Jade Quarrie


ANTIGENS

Antigens are molecules that can stimulate an immune response. Antigens are usually large
molecules that have a specific shape. A foreign antigen will be detected by the immune
system and will stimulate the production of antibodies. These antibodies will be specific
to…

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Biology Assignment: Antibodies and Antigens
Jade Quarrie




HOW ANTIBODIES WORK

Most antibodies work by attaching to the antigens on
a pathogen. The antigen is a molecule on the cell surface
membrane of the pathogen. The pathogen may have another
use for this molecule. For example, it may be a binding…

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