Definition of monoclonal antibody in English:

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monoclonal antibody


An antibody produced by a single clone of cells or cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules.
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  • Human leukocytes are identified by monoclonal antibodies that recognize leukocyte membrane molecules.
  • Traditionally, most methods have used monoclonal antibodies and immunohistochemistry to identify tumour marker proteins.
  • They have recognized another cell surface receptor by using a monoclonal antibody that they have termed IVd4.

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Syllabification: mon·o·clo·nal an·ti·bod·y

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