Definition of Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain

A protein complex that consists of two heavy chains (gamma, alpha, delta, epsilon or mu). The larger of the two immunoglobulin chain types determines the immunoglobulin class (G, A, D, E or M, respectively). The heavy chain molecules exhibit the same structure and composition, which consists of constant, variable, and hypervariable regions.

Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain is from the group

Protein Complex Subunit

Other Names for Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain

Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain

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