1. 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.
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2. Which hormone does the monoclonal antibody bind to on a pregnancy test if a women is pregnant?
- HGH or hCG
3. Can you treat cancerous tumours with monoclonal antibodies?
4. What is a monoclonal antibody?
- An antibody which specifically binds to one type of antigen
- A type of B lymphocyte
- A chemical defence against pathogens
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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