Fig. 2: Epitopes of an Antigen (Protein)

Proteins have many epitopes of different specificities. During humoral immunity, antibodies are made to fit each epitope of each antigen.

Illustration of Epitopes of an Antigen (Protein).jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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Last updated: August, 2018
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