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International Journal of Immunology Research

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

Antibodies protect the body from various pathogens

Author(s):

Sinisa Franjic

Abstract:

Antibodies are large Y-shaped proteins produced by plasma cells that use the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects and substances, such as bacteria and viruses. Antibodies recognize a unique part of a foreign target called an antigen. Antibodies are proteins from the group of globulins that are created in mammals as a reaction to foreign substances that have penetrated the body. These foreign substances are neutralized by antibodies, which are defensive substances that create a stimulated immune system.

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How to cite this article:
Sinisa Franjic. Antibodies protect the body from various pathogens. Int. J. Immunol. Res. 2023;5(1):14-18. DOI: 10.33545/26648865.2023.v5.i1a.13
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