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the place where a person or thing is located

the place where an action or event occurs

to put in or assign to a certain position or location

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The company develops improved therapeutic antibodies and antibody fragments based on its Modular Antibody Technology, which allows the introduction of additional antigen-binding sites into antibodies and antibody fragments by engineering the non-CDR loops of antibody domains.
Some of these synthetic molecules recognize the antigen-binding sites of disease-specific antibodies well enough to pull them from blood samples, although they almost certainly don't bind as well as the native antigens.
This immune system shuffling is needed because the genes encoding antigen-binding sites come in pieces, which are known as V (for variable), D (for diversity), and J (for joining).
Antibody fragments are receiving increased attention as potential future biopharmaceuticals because, compared with monoclonal antibodies, they have a number of advantages such as improved tissue penetration and the ability to bind to targets inaccessible to conventional antigen-binding sites.
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