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Name: Fodeke
Status: student
Grade: other
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: Nigeria
Date: Winter 2012-2913


Question:
When contrasting antigens react with antibodies, does agglutination occurs?



Replies:
Hi Fodeke,

Thanks for the question. Agglutination occurs when an anti-body links together to an antigen. This pair then binds other anti-bodies and antigens. This proecess repeats until the macromolecule becomes so large that it precipitates.

I hope this helps. Please let me know if you have more questions. Thanks Jeff



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