Isotypes, Allotypes and Idiotypes. I. ISOTYPES. A. Definition. Isotypes are antigenic determinants that characterize classes and subclasses of heavy chains and. In immunology, an idiotype is a shared characteristic between a group of immunoglobulin or T See also[edit]. Allotype (immunology) · Isotype ( immunology) · Immune network theory. In immunology, an immunoglobulin allotype is the allele of the antibody chains found in the See also[edit]. Allotype · Idiotype · Isotype.

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Isotype -The class of an antibody heavy or light chain, IgM ,IgE IgA are examplesof different isotypes Allotype -The genetically determined difference in a molecule between members of the same species. Idiotypes are determined by the structure of the variable regioons of idotype.


Hi guys, I did a search for this topic and came across this old thread. I’m having a hard time applying this concept.

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I can memorize the definitions yes Has it even been asked?? I’m sure if it’s a HY point it must have been presented on ppl’s exams before.

If anyone has a sample question out there about this concept please let me know. Memorizing the definition is the easy part Present in members of the same family, same ethnic group, etc. Used for paternity testing.

Different for each and every individual. Originally Posted by Ella.

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Isotype is the certain class of antibody, ie. Whereas Allotype is the variations among populations between heavy chains antibodies ie. IgG in myself vs my friend vs eastern european patient.

And finally allotjpe is the variations between antibodies in their antigen binding regions, like the IgG from me that binds tetanus toxin vs cholera, vs my friends ag binding region that binds cholera toxin, etc. User Name Password Remember Me?


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