1. Why are cancer cells used in the production of monoclonal antibodies?
- They make antibodies
- They replicate quickly
- They can produce anti-toxins to neutralise toxins produced by pathogens
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2. What is attached to a monoclonal antibody to help detect cancerous tumours and blood clots?
- A radioactive tracer
3. What is the name of the white blood cells produced to fight pathogens?
- B lymphocytes
4. Which hormone does the monoclonal antibody bind to on a pregnancy test if a women is pregnant?
- HGH or hCG
5. Which of these is NOT an advantage of using monoclonal antibodies in cancer treatment?
- The antibodies only bind to the antigens on the cancer cells, so healthy cells are unaffected
- They are simple to make
- They don't lead to a suppressed immune response like chemo and radiotherapy
- They don't lead to hair loss
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