epitope

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  • noun

Synonyms for epitope

the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself

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Discontinuous epitopes of hepatitis B surface antigen derived from a filamentous phage peptide library.
3C) of mAbs M2, M8, M12, and M14, which had been raised against fragment NNDC2 before heat treatment, showing that these reacted with discontinuous epitopes.