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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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This tested whether the peptide was truly binding at or very close to the antigen-binding site on the ER 1D5 mAb.
When two polypeptide chains, VHA-VLB and VHB-VLA, linked by the short linkers are expressed in the same cells, dual-functional antigen-binding sites are formed by crossover pairing of the variable light-chains and heavy-chains.
Both of these points maybe linked to the observation that as a result of the half-antibody exchange reaction (Fab-arm exchange), most IgG4-type antibodies are bispecific antibodies with two different antigen-binding sites that make the molecules functionally monovalent for a given antigen (25).
Light chains attach to the antigen-binding sites of the heavy chains, forming complete antibodies.
Antibody fragments are currently said to be receiving increased attention as potential future biopharmaceuticals because, when compared with monoclonal antibodies, they have a number of advantages including improved tissue penetration and the ability to bind to targets inaccessible to conventional antigen-binding sites.
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