Freund's adjuvant

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Freund's adjuvant

(froindz)
n.
A substance consisting of killed microorganisms, such as mycobacteria, in an oil and water emulsion that is administered to induce and enhance the formation of antibodies.

Freund's adjuvant

An emulsion of killed bacteria in oil that induces antibody formation. (Jules Thomas Freund, 1890–1960, Hungarian-born American bacteriologist).
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A, Silver catfish were intraperitoneally injected with BSA alone (BSA+PBS, 200 [micro]g/fish) or BSA adjuvanted with aluminum hydroxide (AIOH), Freund's complete adjuvant (FCA), Freund's incomplete adjuvant (FIA) and Montanide; B, bSa alone or combined with CpG 1668, CpG 2102, CpG 2133 and CpG 2143; C, BSA alone or combined with Montanide, and [beta]-glucan (0.02; 0.06 and 0.1%).
For the subsequent immunizations, 500[micro]g peptide-KLH and 250 [micro]l IMMACCEL were admixed and injected with Freund's incomplete adjuvant (Sigma).
Subsequently, we gave the rats two booster injections using the same conjugate in Freund's incomplete adjuvant. After 2 months of immunization, we checked the antibody titer, using rabbit anti-rat IgG-coated plates and europium-labeled EG with time-resolved fluorescence detection.