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What are the important physical properties of immunoglobulins?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Numerous: Not an easy question. Antibodies are made up of proteins and carbohydrates. They have numerous functions in the body, most importantly to assist the immune system in fighting infection. The 2 main regions are the fab portion and the fc portion with important "hinge" regions.

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