Immunology #4 - Antibody Structure And Diversity (part 2)

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Immunology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following gene segments apply to Heavy Chains? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      V (variable)

    • B. 

      J (joining)

    • C. 

      D (diversity)

    • D. 

      C (constant)

  • 2. 
    What is the first antibody produced in an infection?
    • A. 

      IgM

    • B. 

      IgG

    • C. 

      IgD

    • D. 

      IgE

  • 3. 
    Somatic hypermutation alters the constant region
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In what form is IgM mostly found?
    • A. 

      Dimeric

    • B. 

      Monomeric

    • C. 

      Pentameric

    • D. 

      Hexameric

  • 5. 
    What is the purpose of somatic hypermutation?
    • A. 

      To switch between the classes of immunoglobulins

    • B. 

      To alter the fragment crystallizable

    • C. 

      To change from the membrane-bound vs. secreted form

    • D. 

      To enhance the affinity of the immunoglobulin for the antigen