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HELP Antibody vs Immunoglobulin

  1. Apr 25, 2008 #1
    HELP!!! Antibody vs Immunoglobulin

    Anyone here know what is the differences between antibody and immunoglobulin?

    And also the immunoglobulin variant (isotype, allotype and idiotype), please please please help to explain for me with an example......

  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 25, 2008 #2
    Immunoglobulins are plasma proteins and antibodies are a group of plasma proteins. antibodies are therefore a type of immunoglobulin.

    there are different classes of antibodies. you have Ig A (immunoglobulin A), Ig M, Ig E and Ig G.
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