Monoclonal antibody

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There are different forms of antibodies created in response to activation of the natural immune system, they are produced by a single clone of B lymphocytes [1]. Monoclonal antibodies have many vital uses such as in serological assays, as diagnostic probes and as theraputic agents [2].

References

  1. Murphy, K. Travers, P. Walport, M (2008) Janeway's Immunobiology, 7th Edition, New York, Garland Science, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. Page 825.
  2. Murphy, K. Travers, P. Walport, M (2008) Janeway's Immunobiology, 7th Edition, New York, Garland Science, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. Appendix I, page 750.
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