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Epitope: Quiz


Question 1: An epitope, also known as antigenic determinant, is the part of a macromolecule that is recognized by the immune system, specifically by antibodies, ________, or T cells.
B cellPlasma cellT helper cellAdaptive immune system

Question 2: Epitopes can be mapped using protein microarrays, and with the ELISPOT or ________ techniques.

Question 3: Most epitopes recognized by antibodies or B cells can be thought of as three-dimensional surface features of an ________ molecule; these features fit precisely and thus bind to antibodies.
PhagocyteAntigenImmune systemPolyclonal B cell response

Question 4: Exceptions are linear epitopes, which are determined by the ________ sequence (the primary structure) rather than by the 3D shape (tertiary structure) of a protein.
Amino acidL-DOPAMetabolismAmino acid synthesis


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