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Categories: Reagents for biochemistry, Antibodies, Articles with short description, long volume value, Immunology
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antibody  immunoglobulin
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Any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response WordNet 3.0
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Any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
An antibody, also known as an immunoglobulin, is a large, Y-shaped protein used by the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects such as pathogenic bacteria and viruses. Wikipedia
A medical abbreviation Wikipedia Disambiguation
A complex protein that is produced in response to the introduction of a specific antigen into an animal. Antibodies belong to a class of proteins called immunoglobins, which are formed by plasma cells in the blood as a defence mechanism against invasion by parasites, notably bacteria and viruses, either by killing them or rendering them harmless. OmegaWiki
Any of the glycoproteins in blood serum that respond to invasion by foreign antigens and that protect the host by removing pathogens; an antibody. Wiktionary
Glycoprotein protecting the host. Wiktionary (translation)