monoclonal antibody


a: Monoclonal antibody ~
b: soldiers for a specific enemy

What: "Monoclonal antibodies are like soldiers deployed to recognize and defeat a specific enemy. They now have a defined role against many cancers and are undergoing study in the treatment of other cancers." There were very few, in fact no good analogies on the web. This one is close, but it's still missing something. A MoAb as they are known can only attack a specific part of a specific enemy. That is, is velcro ball that can only stick the hip of a specific person. It's the same with MoAbs, this immune molecule will only stick to a specific a part of another molecule.

Writer: Dr. Naveen Kella
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: May 10 2013 5:26 PM

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