fragment antigen binding

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fragment antigen binding

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Fab

Area on an immunoglobulin (antibody) to which antigens bind.
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It has an extended blood half-life due to PEG moiety attached to its Fc-free Fab region, and is effective in the treatment of RA as a subcutaneous injection either every two weeks or once a month.
One region, known as the fragment binding antigen or Fab region, is designed to inhibit the function of a molecular structure called the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), which is found on normal cells and tumor cells.
Fab-Fab, bridging of Fab regions of immunoglobulins as a result of idiotypic antibody binding.