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Descriptor English: Antibody Specificity
Descriptor Spanish: Especificidad de Anticuerpos
Descriptor Portuguese: Especificidade de Anticorpos
Descriptor French: Spécificité des anticorps
Entry term(s): Antibody Specificities
Specificities, Antibody
Specificity, Antibody
Tree number(s): G12.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000918
Scope note: The property of antibodies which enables them to react with some ANTIGENIC DETERMINANTS and not with others. Specificity is dependent on chemical composition, physical forces, and molecular structure at the binding site.
Annotation: coord IM with specific antibody (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Antibodies (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72(70)
Related: Antibodies, Bispecific MeSH
T-Cell Antigen Receptor Specificity MeSH
DeCS ID: 929
Unique ID: D000918
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Antibody Specificity - Preferred
Concept UI M0001368
Scope note The property of antibodies which enables them to react with some ANTIGENIC DETERMINANTS and not with others. Specificity is dependent on chemical composition, physical forces, and molecular structure at the binding site.
Preferred term Antibody Specificity
Entry term(s) Antibody Specificities
Specificities, Antibody
Specificity, Antibody



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