gel diffusion

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gel dif·fu·sion

diffusion in a gel, as in the case of gel diffusion precipitin tests in which the immune reactants diffuse in agar.
See also: immunodiffusion.
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An in gel diffusion assay was carried out against scolopendra venom and IgY, resulting in the development of prominent precipitin bands in the immunodiffusion experiments (FIG.
In order to characterize the intestinal immune system modulat ing polysaccharides purified from F-5 of TJ-48, the reactivity of the active polysaccharides with [beta]-D-glucosyl-Yariv antigen, which is known as a detection reagent for quantification of [beta]-D-(1[right arrow]3,6)-galactan structure, was tested by single radial gel diffusion method.