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immunoelectrophoresis

Line breaks: im¦muno|electro¦phor¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˌɪmjʊnəʊɪˌlɛktrə(ʊ)fəˈriːsɪs
 
, ɪˌmjuːnəʊ-/

Definition of immunoelectrophoresis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
A technique for the identification of proteins in serum or other fluid by electrophoresis and subsequent immunodiffusion.
Example sentences
  • The diagnosis is confirmed by serum and/or protein immunoelectrophoresis, which reveals an increased amount of immunoglobulin gamma heavy chain not associated with light chain.
  • The immunoglobulin type can be determined by immunoelectrophoresis or immunofixation electrophoresis.
  • Isoelectric focusing (or crossed immunoelectrophoresis and starch gel electrophoresis in early reports) was considered the ‘gold standard’ for phenotyping.

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