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affinity antibody

 

Definition: the strength of binding between an antibody and an antigen. This interaction is reversible or avidity between antigen and antibody molecules, determined by the degree of complementary fit between the immunogenic region of the antigen and the binding site on the immunoglobulin molecule.

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