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Antibodies

Chapter

Abstract

An antibody (Ab) is the key reagent of immunocytochemistry. To use antibodies effectively, consider their structure, function, and generation. Such basic knowledge about antibodies is essential to succeed in identifying suitable experimental design, finding antibodies, and trouble-shooting problems.

Keywords

Immunohistochemistry Antibody labeling Fluorescence microscopy Fluorescent immunocytochemistry Fluorescent immunohistochemistry Indirect immunocytochemistry Immunostaining 

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© Springer-Verlag New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Medicine & Public Health Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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