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- Created on: 13-06-15 16:06
1. Why are cancer cells used in the production of monoclonal antibodies?
- They replicate quickly
- They can produce anti-toxins to neutralise toxins produced by pathogens
- They make antibodies
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2. What is a monoclonal antibody?
- A chemical defence against pathogens
- An antibody which specifically binds to one type of antigen
- A type of B lymphocyte
3. What is attached to a monoclonal antibody to help detect cancerous tumours and blood clots?
- A radioactive tracer
4. How are monoclonal antibodies used in pregnancy tests?
- The hormone HGH or hCG in urine binds to mobile antibodies. The bound antibody then attaches to an immobilised antibody, producing a colour change.
- Monoclonal antibodies in the urine bind to hCG on the pregnancy stick, producing a line.
5. A hybridoma cell is formed when a ________ and __________ fuse
- modified plasmid and bacterial cell
- B lymphocyte and myeloma cell
- stem cell and donor cell
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