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Antibodies and B Lymphocytes

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. William Cushley PhD,
  2. Gillian Borland PhD

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0097

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Cushley, W. and Borland, G. 2010. Antibodies and B Lymphocytes. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Glasgow, Division of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Institute of Biomedical & Life Sciences, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Immunoglobulin Structure
  • 2
    Immunoglobulin Classes
  • 3
    Biological Effector Functions of Immunoglobulins
  • 4
    Receptors for Immunoglobulin
  • 5
    Structural Biology of Immunoglobulins and Immunoglobulin Receptors
  • 6
    Cellular Basis of Antibody Production
  • 7
    Immunoglobulin Genes and Antibody Diversity
  • 8
    Immunotechnology: Generation and Uses of Monoclonal Antibodies

Keywords:

  • antibodies and β lymphocytes;
  • immunoglobulin structure;
  • biological effector functions of immunoglobulins;
  • immunoglobulin receptors;
  • cellular basis of antibody production;
  • immunoglobulin genes and antibody diversity;
  • specificity of antibodies-tools in diagnostics and therapy;
  • BcR heavy chains and Ig synthesis