Variable-region meaning

The portion of the amino terminal of an immunoglobulin's heavy and light chains having a variable amino acid sequence.
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The portion of an immunoglobulin molecule's heavy and light chains that has a variable amino acid sequence and determines the molecule's antigenic specificity.
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The portion of the amino (NH2 ) terminal of an antibody's heavy and light chains having a variable amino acid sequence. The structure of the variable region determines the antigenic specificity of the antibody.
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