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Antibodies are large [[glycoproteins|glycoproteins]] that help protect the body against infection. They bind with a high degree of specificity to molecular structures ([[antigens|antigens]]) on infectious agents. This can lead to enhanced killing of [[microbes|microbes]] by phagocytes or [[complement|complement]].
Antibodies are large glycoproteins that help protect the body against infection. They bind with a high degree of specificity to molecular structures (antigens) on infectious agents. This can lead to enhanced killing of microbes by phagocytes or complement.
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Antibodies are large glycoproteins that help protect the body against infection. They bind with a high degree of specificity to molecular structures (antigens) on infectious agents. This can lead to enhanced killing of microbes by phagocytes or complement.

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