Isotype definition

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Any of the subclasses of immunoglobulins defined by the chemical and antigenic characteristics of their constant regions.
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A biological specimen or other element that is a duplicate of the holotype.
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A biological specimen or other element that is a duplicate of the holotype.
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Any of several classes or subclasses of immunoglobulins, such as immunoglobulins A and G, that are distinguished by differences in the amino acid sequence of the constant regions of their heavy chains. All isotypes are usually found in every individual of a species.
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(immunology) A marker corresponding to an antigen found in all members of a subclass of a specific class of immunoglobulins.
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Noun

Singular:
isotype
Plural:
isotypes