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Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments

"Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Univalent antigen-binding fragments composed of one entire IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAIN and the amino terminal end of one of the IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS from the hinge region, linked to each other by disulfide bonds. Fab contains the IMMUNOGLOBULIN VARIABLE REGIONS, which are part of the antigen-binding site, and the first IMMUNOGLOBULIN CONSTANT REGIONS. This fragment can be obtained by digestion of immunoglobulins with the proteolytic enzyme PAPAIN.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2003 and 2004
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