Definition of immunodiffusion in English:


Line breaks: im¦muno|dif¦fu¦sion
Pronunciation: /ˌɪmjʊnəʊdɪˈfjuːʒ(ə)n
, ɪˌmjuːnəʊ-/


[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A technique for detecting or measuring antibodies and antigens by their precipitation when diffused together through a gel or other medium.
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    • Immunologic or antigenic fibrinogen can be quantitated by radial immunodiffusion or enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
    • Twenty-four hours after treatment, leaves were ground with a mortar and the expressed leaf extract was analyzed for proteinase inhibitor concentrations by radial immunodiffusion as described previously.
    • The author performed immunoprecipitation with immunodiffusion, using Petri dishes that contained 15 ml of 1.2% agarose in a barbital buffer.

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