Medical Definition of Antigen-binding site

1. In immune network theory, an idiotope, an antigenic site of an antibody that is responsible for that antibody binding to an antigenic determinant (epitope). Also used of the site on a ligand molecule to which a cell surface receptor binds. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antigen-binding Site

antigalactagogue
antigalactic
antigalactics
antigalaxies
antigalaxy
antigambler
antigamblers
antigambling
antigaming
antigang
antigangster
antigen
antigen-antibody complex
antigen-antibody reaction
antigen-binding site (current term)
antigen-combining site
antigen-presenting cell
antigen-responsive cell
antigen-sensitive cell
antigen excess
antigen interferon
antigen presentation
antigen processing
antigen shift
antigen unit
antigenaemia
antigenaemic
antigender
antigene

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