<immunology> That part of an antigenic molecule to which the T-cell receptor responds, a site on a large molecule against which an antibody will be produced and to which it will bind.

See: agretope.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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