Fab region


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Fab region

[′fab ‚rē·jən]
(immunology)
Region of an antibody molecule that contains the antigen binding site; Fab is derived from the term antigen binding fragment.
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The nSMOL Antibody Bio-Analysis Kit is a ready-to-use reagent kit for collecting monoclonal antibodies from blood or other biological samples using immunoglobulin collection resin, and then performing selective proteolysis of the Fab region of these antibodies via trypsin-immobilized nanoparticles.
One region, known as the fragment binding antigen or Fab region, is designed to inhibit the function of a molecular structure called the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), which is found on normal cells and tumor cells.
Fab-Fab, bridging of Fab regions of immunoglobulins as a result of idiotypic antibody binding.