Any of a large number of proteins of high molecular weight that are produced normally by specialized B cells after stimulation by an antigen, act specifically against the antigen in an immune response, are produced abnormally by some cancer cells, and that typically consist of four subunits including two heavy chains and two light chains, also called immunoglobins.

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