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The structural basis of antibody specificity

David Pressman

The structural basis of antibody specificity

by David Pressman

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Published by W. A. Benjamin in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immunospecificity.,
  • Haptens.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAntibody specificity.
    Statement[by] David Pressman [and] Allan L. Grossberg.
    SeriesMicrobial and molecular biology series
    ContributionsGrossberg, Allan L., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR185.A6 P7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 279 p.
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5541600M
    LC Control Number67019436

    Antigen-antibody interaction, or antigen-antibody reaction, is a specific chemical interaction between antibodies produced by B cells of the white blood cells and antigens during immune antigens and antibodies combine by a process called agglutination. It is the fundamental reaction in the body by which the body is protected from complex foreign .   The important thing in this technique is antibody since Western blotting is based on the use of a “quality” antibody as a probe to detect specific protein. In this technique, first we separate the protein by using SDS-poly-acryl-amide gel .

    Currently, well over 1, antibody Fab or Fab variable (Fv) structures have been determined and deposited in the Protein Data Bank (). Many of these antibodies target proteins found on or secreted by infectious agents, such as viruses or bacteria. At first glance, one antibody Fab fragment may look just like another, but closer inspection shows that these . Humanized monoclonal antibody KD targets the Gly()-Pro()-Gly()-Arg() arch of the third hypervariable (V3) loop of the HIV-1 surface glycoprotein. It potently neutralizes many HIV-1 clade B isolates, but not of other clades. To understand the molecular basis of this specificity, we so .

    Recombinant ZKA synthesized in the IgG1 wild-type (WT) and IgG Fc-LALA format potently neutralized African, Asian, and American ZIKV strains, with IC 50 ranging from to nM (Figure 1A; to 8 ng/mL). Although both the ZKA IgG and its Fab bound to E protein with similar affinities (Figure 1C; K D values of and nM, respectively), the Fab neutralized . This chapter describes how the analysis of closely related families of monoclonal antibodies has provided new insights into the structural basis of antigen binding and the molecular mechanism responsible for antibody diversity.


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The structural basis of antibody specificity by David Pressman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pressman, David. Structural basis of antibody specificity. Reading, Mass., W.A. Benjamin, Advanced Book Program [].

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pressman, David. Structural basis of antibody specificity. New York, W.A. Benjamin, (OCoLC) Abstract. The extraordinary capacity of the antibody-forming mechanism to make combining sites complementary to almost any molecular conformation of The structural basis of antibody specificity book ranging in length from about 5Å to about 34Å (Kabat, ; Goodman, ) must ultimately be explained in structural, biosynthetic and genetic : E.

Kabat. Immunologic methods for steroid determination depend on the ability of antibodies directed against a steroid determinant group to react preferentially with that particular steroid. The specificity of the reaction depends on a complementary fit of the combining site of the antibody with the steroid of by: 9.

One such motif YYGS, resides in the CDR3 region of KIM a natural human anti-DNA antibody heavy chain and is also expressed in more than 20% of human and murine anti-DNA antibodies and in the VH CDR2 region of some murine IgG anti-DNA antibodies.;The current study has explored the structural basis for DNA binding of human anti-DNA antibodies Author: Mahmoud Mahmoudi.

CRC Press, Dec 7, - Medical - pages. 0 Reviews. Structure of Antigens discusses a variety of topics dealing with the structural basis of antigenicity. Topics include the analytical methods. Structural basis of selectivity and neutralizing activity of a TGFa/epiregulin specific antibody Jeffrey S.

Boyles,1 Shane Atwell,2 Zhanna Druzina,2 Josef G. Heuer,1 and Derrick R. Witcher1* 1Biotechnology Discovery Research, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana 2Eli Lilly Biotechnology Center, San Diego, California   The Structural Basis of Antibody-Antigen Recognition.

Inbal Sela-Culang, 1, Antibody engineering. The specificity of the Ab molecule to its cognate Ag has been exploited for the development of a variety of immunoassays, vaccinations, and therapeutics.

This process of acquired immunity is the basis of vaccination. Figure: The Time Course of an Immune Response: Immune reactants, such as antibodies and effector T-cells, work to eliminate an infection, and their levels and activity rapidly increase following an encounter with an infectious agent, whether that agent is a pathogen or a vaccine.

Antibodies to the conserved stem region of HA block membrane fusion and prevent productive infection by diverse influenza viruses. The structural basis of HA stem recognition of two such. This article is from Frontiers in Immunology, volume ctThe function of antibodies (Abs) involves specific binding to antigens (Ags) and activation of.

West, B. et al. Structural basis of pan-ebolavirus neutralization by a human antibody against a conserved, yet cryptic epitope. mBio 9. Structural information on HSA–drug interactions has emerged only very recently and in a rather piecemeal fashion,10, 15, 16, 17 so most studies of drug binding have therefore adopted a ligand-based approach to the problem.

For example, marker ligands for sites 1 and 2 have commonly been used in competition assays to identify the locus of binding of a range of.

Cell Reports Article Structural Basis for Neutralization and Protection by a Zika Virus-Specific Human Antibody Lin Wang,1,4 Ruoke Wang,2,4 Lei Wang,1 Haijing Ben,2 Lei Yu,3 Fei Gao,2 Xuanling Shi,2 Chibiao Yin,3 Fuchun Zhang,3 Ye Xiang,1, *and Linqi Zhang2,5, 1Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Structural Biology, Collaborative Innovation Center for.

ANTIBODY-ANTIGEN COMPLEXES David R. Davies, Eduardo A. Padlan, and Steven Sheriff Annual Review of Biochemistry Structural Basis of Antibody Function David R. Davies and Henry Metzger Annual Review of Immunology Making Antibodies by Phage Display Technology Greg Winter, Andrew D.

Griffiths, Robert E. Hawkins, and Hennie R. Hoogenboom. Antibody Structure. Antibodies are typically made of basic structural units—each with two large heavy chains and two small light chains. There are several different types of antibody heavy chains, and several different kinds of antibodies, which are grouped into different isotypes based on which heavy chain they possess.

Structural basis for the specific inhibition of glycoprotein Ibα shedding by an inhibitory antibody Yue Tao1,*, Xiaoqin Zhang1,*, Xin Liang2, Jianye Zang3,4, Xi Mo1 & Renhao Li2 Ectodomain shedding of glycoprotein (GP) Ibα is thought to mediate the clearance of activated, aged or damaged platelets.

A variable heavy-chain domain (V H H) specifically binds the human kappa light chain. V H H binding decreases the aggregation temperature of Fabs.

Fab crystallizability is enhanced by crystal-packing contacts mediated by the V H H. A restricted range of elbow angles is observed for Fabs in complex with V H H. Three therapeutic antibody structures are.

As found previously, a human antibody specific for the related West Nile virus binds to a similar quaternary structure, suggesting that this could be an immunodominant epitope.

These findings provide a structural and molecular context for durable, serotype-specific immunity to. Antibody Specificity: Each individual antibody protein is capable of binding specifically with one unique epitope thanks to the unique Antigen Binding Site located at the tip of the variable region on the antibody.

This specificity allows precise detection of a target antigen such as a protein while avoiding detection of unrelated proteins that. Structural basis of specific inhibition of extracellular activation of pro- or latent myostatin by the monoclonal antibody SRK ring-like antigen–antibody structure in which the two Fab arms of a single antibody occupy the two arm regions of the prodomain in the pro- and latent myostatin homodimers, suggesting a (antibody:myostatin.

Here, we analyze the interactions guiding ganglioside recognition by an antibody and the structural basis of peptide-ganglioside mimicry. The crystal structure of Fab fragment of 14G2a antibody in a complex with the sugar moiety of GD2 ganglioside is provided and the binding mode is discussed in detail.

To explain the structural basis for immunoglobulin isotypes, allotypes and idiotypes Unique antigenic determinants present on individual antibody molecules or on molecules of identical specificity.

Identical specificity means that all antibodies molecules have the exact same hypervariable regions.