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Antibodies

In this lab, you will learn about the concepts of antibodies and antigens.

About This Simulation

In this lab, you will learn about the concepts of antibodies and antigens. You will also understand the ABO and Rhesus blood grouping systems and their importance in blood transfusions. You will apply your knowledge to help a young couple determining a potential risk for Rhesus disease.

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Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the structure and function of antibodies:
    • Different isotypes
    • Different parts of an antibody
  • Understanding the formation of antibody-antigen complex:
    • Types of interaction between antibody and antigen
  • Learning about the role of different blood types:
    • ABO and rhesus factor
    • Blood typing by using Eldon cards
    • Blood transfusions
    • Rhesus incompatibility and hemolytic disease of a newborn (HDN)

Techniques

  • Blood Typing

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