This problem set is designed to expand upon basic knowledge of the immune system.
It highlights antibody structure, which determines antibody function. The questions
below are based on a specific antigen/antibody interaction described in the introduction.
Instructions: The following
problems have multiple choice answers. Correct answers are reinforced with a brief
explanation. Incorrect answers are linked to tutorials to help solve the problem.
- Antibody structure
- Antibody hypervariable regions
- Locations of antibody/antigen contacts
- Antigen epitopes
- Antibody/antigen binding
- Antibody specificity
- Weak forces/strong binding
- Water and antigen binding