Antigen epitope

Epitopes

January 11, 2019 Microbiology Online Notes 0

Epitopes An epitope is defined as the immunologically active region of an immunogen that binds to antigen-specific membrane receptors on lymphocytes or secreted antibodies. The […]

Haptens

Haptens

January 8, 2019 Microbiology Online Notes 0

Haptens Haptens are small organic molecules that are antigenic but not immunogenic. They are not immunogenic because they cannot activate helper T cells. Failure of […]