Definition of polyclonal in English:


Syllabification: pol·y·clo·nal
Pronunciation: /ˌpäliˈklōnl


Medicine & Biology
  • Consisting of or derived from many clones.
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    • One should note whether the antibody is polyclonal or monoclonal and also the species and isotype of the primary antibody.
    • Most of these analytes are measured by immunoassays using monoclonal or polyclonal antibodies.
    • We applied the model to several different T-cell clones and to a polyclonal cell line representative of a subpopulation present in blood.

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