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Immunoglobulin Variable Region

"Immunoglobulin Variable Region" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

That region of the immunoglobulin molecule that varies in its amino acid sequence and composition, and comprises the binding site for a specific antigen. It is located at the N-terminus of the Fab fragment of the immunoglobulin. It includes hypervariable regions (COMPLEMENTARITY DETERMINING REGIONS) and framework regions.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immunoglobulin Variable Region" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Immunoglobulin Variable Region" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 237 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 1993
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.