Paratope vs Epitope what difference

what is difference between Paratope and Epitope

English

Etymology

para- +‎ -tope

Noun

paratope (plural paratopes)

  1. (biochemistry) That part of the molecule of an antibody that binds to an antigen

See also

  • epitope


English

Etymology

epi- +‎ -tope

Noun

epitope (plural epitopes)

  1. (biochemistry) That part of a biomolecule (such as a protein) that is the target of an immune response

Translations

See also

  • agretope
  • desetope
  • glycotope
  • histotope
  • paratope

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