By Benny K. C. Lo
A center selection of diversified state of the art ideas for the new release, expression, optimization, and characterization of recombinant antibodies. with no trouble reproducible protocols for lead new release diversity from the cloning of human immunoglobulin genes to the choice and iteration of human recombinant antibodies by way of humanization techniques, molecular exhibit applied sciences and transgenic animals. strategies also are defined on restructuring antibody leads into monovalent, multivalent, and bispecific binding fragments for a large choice of in vivo functions. state of the art applied sciences are defined for the characterization of antigen-binding affinity and specificity with novel functions in radioimmunotargeting, melanoma immunotherapy, drug abuse, and proteomics.
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