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Representation of part of an immunoglobulin:
Fv Fragment

A Fv fragment corresponds to the two non-covalently associated VL and VH domains.

A Fv fragment with the CDR of VH and VL domains.


Click here for see the CDR loops. The corresponding PDB (Protein Data Bank) format file is from Mike's immunoglobulin structure function site (http://www.umass.edu/microbio/rasmol/padlan.htm).


Created: 28/06/2001
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