How does an antigen differ from an epitope?

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Antigens recognize "self" molecules whereas epitopes recognize foreign molecules.

  

Antibodies bind to a selected region of the epitope called the antigen.

  

Antibodies bind to a selected region of the antigen called the epitope.

  

Antigens bind to a selected region of the antibody called the epitope.

 

asked Jan 1, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Antibodies bind to a selected region of the antigen called the epitope.

 

answered Jan 1, 2013 by anonymous

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