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Protein Ontology Report - immunoglobulin complex

GO:0019814 -
Ontology Information
PRO ID GO:0019814 Show OBO stanza
PRO name immunoglobulin complex
Other: NARROW: antibody
Definition A protein complex that in its canonical form is composed of two identical immunoglobulin heavy chains and two identical immunoglobulin light chains, held together by disulfide bonds and sometimes complexed with additional proteins. An immunoglobulin complex may be embedded in the plasma membrane or present in the extracellular space, in mucosal areas or other tissues, or circulating in the blood or lymph. [GOC:add, GOC:jl, ISBN:0781765196]
Comment Note that an immunoglobulin complex has the function of antigen binding if a suitable antigen is available.
PRO Category
Parent GO:0032991 protein-containing complex
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