1. 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
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2. When hybridoma cells divide, what do they produce?
- Monoclonal antibodies
3. 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
4. Which of these is NOT an advantage of using monoclonal antibodies in cancer treatment?
- They don't lead to a suppressed immune response like chemo and radiotherapy
- They are simple to make
- They don't lead to hair loss
- The antibodies only bind to the antigens on the cancer cells, so healthy cells are unaffected
5. What is attached to a monoclonal antibody to help detect cancerous tumours and blood clots?
- A radioactive tracer
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