IgD | Immunoglobulin D Class

Author: Misha Rahman, Ph.D.

Expressed on the surface of mature B cells, human immunoglobulin D (IgD) works with IgM in B cell development.

IgD is found in very low levels in serum and does not activate the complement pathway.

IgD
Immunoglobulin Class D: IgD

Heavy chain

δ

Light chain

κ or λ

Molecular formula

δ2κ2 or δ2λ2

Valency

2

Structure

Monomer

Abundance in serum (in relation to total immunoglobulins present)

0.2%

Carbohydrate content

13%

Concentration in serum

0 - 0.4 mg/ml

IgE subclasses

None

Heavy chain MW (kDa)

62

Light chain MW (kDa)

23

Total MW (kDa)

180

Distribution

Lymphocyte surface

Function

Unclear


Antibodies for Human IgD Isotype

Bio-Rad offers a range of human immunoglobulin antibodies for the IgD isotype. In addition to human, we also offer IgD antibodies for rat and mouse specificities. Below you will find a list of all of our human, mouse and rat IgD antibodies. Please use the filters to identify the antibody that fits your exact requirements.

IgD Antibodies (Human, Mouse and Rat)

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    Further Reading

    For a full overview of Immunoglobulin classes please visit our Immunoglobulins Classes / Sub-classes page. Alternatively you can view the following individual types: