The antigen binding site of an antibody is known as....

Options :
  1. Paratope
  2. Epitope
  3. Mesotope
  4. Mimotope

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 1


The paratope is the part of an antibody which recognizes an antigen, the antigen-binding site of an antibody. It is a small region (of 15-22 amino acids) of the antibody's Fv region and contains parts of the antibody's heavy and light chains.

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