Analysis of a 17-amino acid residue, virus-neutralizing microantibody.

  title={Analysis of a 17-amino acid residue, virus-neutralizing microantibody.},
  author={Caroline J Heap and Yuqin Wang and Teresa T. J. Pinheiro and Steven A Reading and Keith Jennings and Nigel J. Dimmock},
  journal={The Journal of general virology},
  volume={86 Pt 6},
The antibody-binding site, through which an antibody binds to its epitope, is a complex structure formed by the folding together of six complementarity-determining regions (CDRs). However, certain peptides derived from CDR sequences retain antibody specificity and function; these are know as microantibodies (MicroAbs). For example, the F58 MicroAb is a 17… CONTINUE READING