3D Exploration of Bound Antibody and Antigen

Explore the role of shape in how antibodies and antigens interact.

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Our immune system works because our bodies manufacture antibodies that are just the right shape to bind with antigens (molecular fragments of pathogens that enter our bodies). Explore how the shape of the antibody is complementary to the shape of the antigen.

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<a href="Array">The Concord Consortium. 3D Exploration of Bound Antibody and Antigen. Concord: The Concord Consortium, 2016, November 21.</a>

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3D Exploration of Bound Antibody and Antigen (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 21), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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3D Exploration of Bound Antibody and Antigen (The Concord Consortium, Concord, 2016, November 21), WWW Document, (https://concord.org/Array).

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3D Exploration of Bound Antibody and Antigen. (2016, November 21). Retrieved 2017, June 24, from The Concord Consortium: https://concord.org/Array

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This activity runs entirely in a Web browser. Preferred browsers are: Google Chrome (versions 30 and above), Safari (versions 7 and above), Firefox (version 30 and above), Internet Explorer (version 10 or higher), and Microsoft's Edge.

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This resource is a part of the Concord Consortium's Interactions project.

Grade Level
High School
Subject
Biology, Chemistry
Focus Area
Modeling and Simulation
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