The Five Classes of Antibodies


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Identify the antibody that is most commonly found in serum.

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1. How are Immunoglobulin G (IgG) and Immunoglobulin M (IgM) different?

2. The isotype of antibody most commonly found in secretions is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will assess your knowledge of the physical characteristics of the isotypes, the most common class, and where they are typically found.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will cover:

  • Size of isotypes
  • Isotypes in relation to secretions
  • Isotypes in relation to allergies
  • Isotypes in relation to B cells

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about antibodies
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the five classes of antibodies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the immune system

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more about antibodies? Check out the related lesson titled Properties of the 5 Classes of Antibodies. It covers things like:

  • Characteristics of the isotypes
  • Distinctions between the isotypes
  • Memory tools to recall these characteristics and distinctions