antibody plush giant microbes immunoglobin y shaped protein protect from substances amino acid chains antigen antibodies gift teacher biology educational fascinating microbe ages 3+


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An antibody, or immunoglobulin, is a Y shaped protein that is used to identify and protect your body from harmful substances. There are amino acid chains on the ends of the Y that attach like puzzle pieces to a specific harmful substance, called an antigen. Humans can produce different antibodies by varying the amino acid chains. The antibody is the perfect gift for a biology teacher!

  • Giantmicrobes are based on actual microbes, cells, organisms and other critters, only 1,000,000 times actual size!
  • Each plush microbe includes a printed card with fun, educational and fascinating facts about the actual microbe or cell.
  • Surface washable: sponge with water & soap, air dry.
  • Material: Plush from all new materials. Stuffed with polyester fiber fill. 
  • Age Range: 3+