Types of antigen on the basis of source and immune response

Types of antigen on the basis of source and immune response

On basis of Source/Origin Exogenous antigens: These are antigens which are foreign to host body hence are also called foreign antigens. These are antigens that enters the body of the organism from the outside, e.g. through inhalation, ingestion, or injection. These antigens enters the body or system and start circulating in the body fluids and trapped by the APCs … Read moreTypes of antigen on the basis of source and immune response

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 moreIntroduction to Antigen