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    Antigen processing and presentation diversity mechanism.

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    Describe the mechanism which lead to the functional diversity of antigen processing and presentation. What is the benefit to the host?

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    Proteins involved in antigen processing and presentation are encoded in the major histocompatibility complex. Most of these proteins are highly polymorphic and this has functional ...