Definition of immunodiffusion in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌɪmjʊnəʊdɪˈfjuːʒ(ə)n/
Pronunciation: /ɪˌmjuːnəʊdɪˈfjuːʒ(ə)n/


[mass noun] Biochemistry
A technique for detecting or measuring antibodies and antigens by their precipitation when diffused together through a gel or other medium.
Example sentences
  • 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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