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
Externally publishedYes

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Antibody Diversity
Mutation
Antibodies

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

The roots of antibody diversity. / Gearhart, Patricia J.

In: Nature, Vol. 419, No. 6902, 05.09.2002, p. 29-31.

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Gearhart, PJ 2002, 'The roots of antibody diversity', Nature, vol. 419, no. 6902, pp. 29-31. https://doi.org/10.1038/419029a
Gearhart, Patricia J. / The roots of antibody diversity. In: Nature. 2002 ; Vol. 419, No. 6902. pp. 29-31.
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