allotope
(= allotypic determinant)
The structural region of an antigen that distinguishes it from another allotype of that antigen.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • allotope — The antigenic determinant on the constant or nonvariable region of an allotype. [allo + tope] * * * al·lo·tope (alґo tōp) a site on the constant or nonvarying portion of an antibody molecule that can be recognized by a combining site of… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Idiotopes — An idiotope is the unique set of antigenic determinants of the variable portion of an antibody.cite web |url=http://www.mercksource.com/pp/us/cns/cns hl dorlands.jspzQzpgzEzzSzppdocszSzuszSzcommonzSzdorlandszSzdorlandzSzdmd i 01zPzhtm… …   Wikipedia

  • idiotope — Single antigenic determinant of an idiotype. SEE ALSO: idiotypic antigenic determinant. SYN: idiotypic antigenic determinant. [idio + tope] set of idiotopes (antigenic determinants) of either the immunoglobulin or T cell receptor v …   Medical dictionary

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