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Affinity Maturation by Semi-rational Approaches.
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PMID:  22907369     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Rational engineering methods can be applied with success to optimize physicochemical characteristics of antibodies. Application of in silico analysis and prediction methods to antibody Fv regions can help to find residues affecting antibody-antigen affinity when high-resolution antibody structures or antibody-antigen complex structures are known. In these cases, the identification of residues affecting affinity can facilitate the selection of candidates for guided maturation by PCR using degenerate oligonucleotides. Here, we describe the utilization of a semi-rational approach to enhance the affinity of antibodies by combining in silico and traditional wet lab-based methods.
Rodrigo Barderas; Johan Desmet; Philippe Alard; J Ignacio Casal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)     Volume:  907     ISSN:  1940-6029     ISO Abbreviation:  Methods Mol. Biol.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214969     Medline TA:  Methods Mol Biol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  463-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centro de Investigaviones Biológicas, Madrid, Spain.
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