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constant region

n.
The portion of an immunoglobulin molecule's heavy and light chains that determines the class or subclass of the immunoglobulin and that is almost identical in amino acid sequence in all molecules of a particular class or subclass.
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MCLA-117 has a full-length IgG format with a silenced constant region, which Merus believes may contribute to safety and attractive dosing schedules for patients.
Using the CRISPR/Cas9 system, allogeneic CAR-T cells targeting the BCMA receptor were generated by disrupting the beta-2-microglobulin and TCR alpha constant region, or TRAC genes and inserting an anti-BCMA CAR into the TRAC locus.
MiaPaCa-2 cells were incubated with the aptamers, and total RNA isolated from the cells were subjected to Northern blot analysis by using a 5'-[[[gamma]-.sup.32]P]-radiolabeled probe (BW28) that was complementary to the 3' constant region of the aptamer library (Figure 3(a)).
We chose the human IgG expression system to add the human IgG constant region to the CSLEX-1 binding site, thus expecting to eliminate human antimouse antibody (HAMA) reactions causing a pseudopositive diagnosis of the HAMA-positive samples.
It can be seen that the FEM curve can be divided into two regions: the constant region (below the straight line) over the whole hinge, which is almost in accordance with the basic theoretical stress curve, and the variable region (above the straight line), which follows the normal distribution curve.
The best example is the CTLA4-Ig fusion protein, containing the extracellular domain of CTLA-4 and the constant region of human IgG antibody.
It was reported on Friday that the contract has been signed to explore the mechanism of action of constant region variants of the HuMab 5B1 in the role of tumour clearance.
The identified proteins were conglutinin precursor, bovine fibrinogen, IgG1 heavy chain constant region, hemoglobin, complement component 3 and IgG2a heavy chain constant region.
Thus, the strategy in the constant region could be determined.
At the frequency points in which the complex waves disappear, the dispersion curves bifurcate in the attenuation constant region of the propagation constant at a certain frequency, [OMEGA] = 1.066, and the complex wave changes to two evanescent modes.
* Region identifier (rif): An identifier indicates whether its corresponding region is a constant region or an interval region.

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