enzyme-multiplied immunoassay technique


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en·zyme-mul·ti·plied im·mu·no·as·say tech·nique (EMIT),

a type of immunoassay in which the ligand is labeled with an enzyme, and the enzyme-ligand-antibody complex is enzymatically inactive, allowing quantitation of unlabeled ligand.
See also: competitive binding assay, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
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en·zyme-mul·ti·plied im·mu·no·as·say tech·nique

(EMIT) (en'zīm-mŭl'ti-plīd im'yū-nō-as'ā tek-nēk')
A type of test in which the ligand is labeled with an enzyme.
See also: competitive binding assay, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
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enzyme-multiplied immunoassay technique

Abbreviation: EMIT
An enzyme immunoassay based on a mixture of analyte and enzyme substrate such that no immobile phase is necessary.
See: enzyme immunoassay; cloned enzyme donor immunoassay
See also: technique
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