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Idiotype antibody

Idiotype antibody --> anti-idiotype antibody

(Science: immunology) An antibody directed against the antigen specific part of the sequence of an antibody or t-cell receptor and thus recognise the binding sites of other antibodies.

in principle an anti-idiotype antibody should inhibit a specific immune response and they are important to the regulation of the immune system.

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Anti idiotype antibody

If i raise an antibody in a particular strain of mouse (BALB/c) with an antigen, the i collect that antibody ( monoclonal) and inject it into another BALB/c mouse. Would i get anti-idiotype, isotype or allotype antibody in mouse 2?

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by Microbuddy
Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Anti idiotype antibody
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