microcytotoxicity

microcytotoxicity

/mi·cro·cy·to·tox·ic·i·ty/ (-si″to-tok-sis´it-e) the capability of lysing or damaging cells as detected in procedures (e.g., lymphocytotoxicity procedures) using extremely minute amounts of material.
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Initial studies used microcytotoxicity methods to serologically determine the presence or absence of HLA-B27 on the surface of lymphocytes (3).
Know HLA typing techniques, including serological methods, microcytotoxicity assays, nucleic acid assays (such as sequence-specific primer amplification, direct sequencing, and sequence-specific oligonucleotide hybridization), and lymphocyte culture techniques.
Terasaki developed the microcytotoxicity test, a revolutionary tissue typing test used to identify human antigens.