epitope epitope  /ˈɛ pɪ ˌtoʊp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the site on the surface of an antigen molecule to which an antibody attaches itself

Synonym(s)

News

  • Business people

    Bill Shields has been named senior vice president of sales and business development for HemCon Medical Technologies , a subsidiary of Westport-based TriStar Wellness Solutions . Shields joins HemCon following 17 years' experience with healthcare and medical device companies including IH Systems , Oligos, Parata Systems and Epitope/OraSure Technologies.
    on August 2, 2013     Source: Greenwich Citizen

Quotes

  • "Once one knows what the epitope is, one can design mimics of it much more easily," says Wilson, who is an investigator in The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at The Scripps Research Institute.
    on Feb 22, 2005 By: Ian Wilson Source: News-Medical.net

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