The roots of antibody diversity

Patricia J. Gearhart

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Abstract

When faced with foreign molecules our antibodies mutate, allowing them to bind to the intruders more strongly. In a story full of surprises, it looks as though the mechanism of mutation has finally been revealed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-31
Number of pages3
JournalNature
Volume419
Issue number6902
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 5 2002

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    Gearhart, P. J. (2002). The roots of antibody diversity. Nature, 419(6902), 29-31. https://doi.org/10.1038/419029a