What is Immunology?

Immunology

What is Immunology? Immunology is the study of how the body responds to foreign substances and fights off infection and other disease. Immunologists study the molecules, cells, and organs of the human body that participate in this response. Immunity Immunity is a condition of being able to resist a particular disease especially through preventing the … Read more What is Immunology?

Differences between antigen and antibody

Differences between antigen and antibody

Differences between antigen and antibody Antibodies are produced by the immune system in response to antigens (material perceived as foreign). The antibody response to a particular antigen is highly specific and often involves a physical association between the two molecules. This association is governed by biochemical and molecular forces.┬áThe reaction between antigens (Ags) and antibodies … Read more Differences between antigen and antibody

Introduction to Antigen

Introduction to Antigen

Antigens are specifically defined as molecules that interact specifically with immunoglobulin receptor of B-cell (or T-cell when complexed with MHC) or antigen is any substance that may be specifically bound by an antibody molecule or T cell receptor. Antigen is a substance which when introduced into living animal evokes specific immune response either by producing … Read more Introduction to Antigen