QUESTION What is the difference between neutralization and opsonization?
ANSWER Neutralization – antibody binds a toxin and makes it harmless Opsonization – antibody binds an antigen and targets it for phagocytosis
LAB TODAY Today you will be simulating the Ouchterlony test. This test is performed on an agar plate Antigen and antibodies are placed in well and allowed to diffuse. If an interaction occurs between an antibody/antigen, then a white line appears.