Anatomy of the antibody molecule

Mol Immunol. 1994 Feb;31(3):169-217. doi: 10.1016/0161-5890(94)90001-9.


The structures of the various regions of an antibody molecule are analysed and correlated with biological function. The structural features which relate to potential applications are detailed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Amino Acid Sequence
  • Animals
  • Antibodies / chemistry*
  • Crystallography, X-Ray
  • Humans
  • Models, Molecular
  • Molecular Sequence Data


  • Antibodies