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Radioimmunoassay

  • Daniel Levy
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Part of the Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science book series (CTVM, volume 29)

Abstract

Radioimmunoassay is an analytical method based upon the labelling of a purified antigen. It offers a combination of convenience, specificity and sensitivity, but requires the use of an inconvenient separation step. Conversely, labelled (radioactive or not) antibody techniques suffer from higher non-specific binding, but appear more convenient and may be improved in sensitivity.

Keywords

Bovine Leukemia Virus Label Antibody Meta Bisulfite Antibody Binding Site Sodium Meta Bisulfite 
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© ECSC, EEC, EAEC, Brussels-Luxembourg 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Levy
    • 1
  1. 1.INSERM U 152 Hopital CochinParisFrance

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