What Is IgG? - Definition, Deficiency, & Blood Test


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The most numerous antibody in the human immune system is:

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1. Antibodies are produced by:

2. The binding of antibody and antigen:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This test, with a few quiz questions, will help you to gain a greater understanding of the definition of IgG and deficiencies of it. The questions deal with quantity of antibodies, production of antibodies, the location of IgG, and IgG testing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you will be quizzed on:

  • Number of antibodies in the human immune system
  • Where production of antibodies occurs
  • Binding of antibody to antigen
  • Location of IgG in the human body
  • IgG subtype testing of the blood

Skills Practiced

Skills that you will work on by completing this quiz include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related IgG definition and deficiency lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding IgG's specific properties and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding IgG as well as antibodies in general
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of antibodies to answer questions about them and to answer questions about IgG specifically

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, you can work through the accompanying lesson called What Is IgG? - Definition, Deficiency, and Blood Test. This lesson goes over the following subject matter:

  • Definitions of antibodies, IgG, and antigen
  • Human immune functions including the role of plasma B cells
  • Complement system
  • Measurement of IgG and what happens during IgG deficiency
  • Molecular structure of IgG