Fig. 11: Neutralization of Viruses
The Fab portion of the antibodies
made against epitopes of the virus attachment site blocks the virus from adsorbing
to the receptor site on the host cell membrane. As a result, the virus can not
penetrate and replicate.
Illustration of Binding of Peptide Epitopes from Endogenous Antigens to MHC-I Molecules
by a Dendritic Cell .jpg by Gary E. Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology,
The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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