polyclonal antibody

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pol·y·clo·nal an·ti·bod·y

antibody that is derived from different clones of plasma cells but reacts with different epitopes of a particular antigen.

polyclonal antibody

An antibody that reacts with many different antigens.
See also: antibody
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In terms of antibody type, the global diagnostic specialty antibodies market has been segmented into monoclonal antibodies, polyclonal antibodies, and recombinant polyclonal antibodies.
18 July 2019 - US-based antibodies and life science research reagents provider LifeSpan BioSciences (LSBio) has acquired antigen affinity purified goat polyclonal antibodies specialist Everest Biotech, the company said.
During recent outbreaks of EVD in West Africa, passive immunotherapy with convalescent plasma containing polyclonal antibodies from recovered patients was used as an effective treatment.
The polyclonal antibodies were developed in mice by using the recombinant Sf200 protein inoculated into mice.
There are validated commercial fecal elastase ELISA kits using monoclonal (ScheBo Biotech) or polyclonal antibodies (Bioserv Diagnostic) [11].
For the determination of specificity of monoclonal and affinity-purified polyclonal antibodies in reaction with various food antigens, four wells of each 96-well plate were coated with 2% BSA alone but not the food antigens.
The new assay, which uses both monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies, can recognize both Shiga toxin 1 and Shiga toxin 2 and all of their known subtypes.
Caption: FIGURE 7: Production of polyclonal antibodies and specific recognition of TVACTN3 domains (DIr, DIIr, and DIIIr) and T.
Hemosure's One-Step Immunological FOB Test (iFOBT) for colorectal cancer screening employs a combination of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies to selectively identify hemoglobin in test samples with a high degree of sensitivity, with the objective of detecting and diagnosing diseases that result in the lower GI bleeding, such as colorectal cancers and large adenomas that bleed.
Generally, customizable monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies make the ELISA a very versatile assay able to detect most targets of interest, with high affinity, specificity and sensitivity.
Contract award: delivery of monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies (dzp-lk-271-75 / 2015).
The peptides were inoculated into rabbits to produce polyclonal antibodies.