Isotype (immunology)

Jump to navigation Jump to search

Some antibodies form complexes that bind to multiple antigen molecules.

In immunology, the "immunoglobulin isotype" refers to the type of chain. In humans, there are nine isotypes:

Immunoglobulin class switching can be used to change the class of the heavy chain, but not of the light chain.

See also

External links

Template:WH Template:WS