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Heavy chain

Heavy chain

(Science: protein) in general, the larger polypeptide in a multimeric protein. Thus the immunoglobulin heavy chain is of 50 kd, the light chain of 22 kd, whereas in myosin the heavy chain is very much larger (220 kd) than the light chains (~20 kd).


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... a couple of points - I'm not saying the positive surface charge of the heavy metals is causing the toxicity (I'm just inquiring into their effects as it's a long chain of reasoning that appears completely disjointed on the surface). I’m also not sure ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Heavy metals, can anyone answer?
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Re: How to draw graphs for SDS PAGE results?

yes that is IgG (150 KDa) split into light and heavy chain fragment, hence 50 KDa and 25 KDa. By migration distance you mean Rf value? dist travelled by ...

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by craterblizz
Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:53 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to draw graphs for SDS PAGE results?
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Re: Cytokine - Receptor concepts

... of antibodies produces by selectively promoting switching to different heavy chain isotypes. When occur isotype switching we can have different inmunoglobulins that acts ...

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by marla
Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cytokine - Receptor concepts
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Re: Determining an Ig percentage from crude serum w/ELISA

... detection antibody. The OVA-IgE uses a monoclonal antibody to mouse IgE heavy chain attached to the wells as a capture antibody and then biotinylated ovalbumin and streptavidin-peroxidase ...

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by researcher4life
Fri May 07, 2010 6:42 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Determining an Ig percentage from crude serum w/ELISA
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The Immune System - Recognition in innate immunity. How?

... takes the main role in eradicating the pathogen. IgE has a different heavy chain from IgG subtypes, and is capable of binding with high affinity to the surface of basophils ...

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by biohazard
Tue May 12, 2009 7:43 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: The Immune System - Recognition in innate immunity. How?
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