immunobead

immunobead

(im´u-no-bēd″) a minute plastic bead coated with antigen or antibody so that it aggregates or agglutinates in the presence of the corresponding antibody or antigen.

immunobead

[im′yənōbēd′]
a tiny, inert plastic sphere coated with antigens or antibody, used for immunoassays, such as the isolation of B cells from T cells.
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Identification of early-stage colorectal cancer patients at risk of relapse post-resection by immunobead reverse transcription-PCR analys is of peritoneal lavage fluid for malignant cells.
After the evaluation of the clinical parameters, the mice were euthanized, and multiplex immunobead assay, flow cytometry, histology, immunohistochemistry, and 2',7'- dichlorodihydrofluorescein diacetate (DCFDA) assays were performed.
Previously used methods are all obsolete, with only the mixed antiglobulin reaction (MAR) test and the immunobead test (IBT) being used to detect the presence of ASA (World Health Organization, 1999).
Simplified solid-phase membrane immunobead assay (MIA) with monoclonal anti-ciguatoxin antibody (MAb-CTX) for detection of ciguatoxin and related polyether toxins.
A research conducted in Canada showed that direct immunobead test (IBT) is a reliable method for confirmation of ASAs (7).
Marconi M, Nowotny A, Pantke P, Diemer T, Weidner W (2008): Antisperm antibodies detected by mixed agglutination reaction and immunobead test are not associated with chronic inflammation and infection of the seminal tract.
Prospective evaluation of the immunobead assay for the diagnosis of adult chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).
A solid-phase membrane immunobead assay with a monoclonal antibody directed against Pacific ciguatoxins and related polyether toxins was used to detect ciguatoxins or other antigenically related substances in fish tissues.
Sira Technologies has held the patent on a solid-phase immunobead assay (S-PIA) that has been used successfully in detecting ciguatoxin and okadaic acid.
Three samples of leftover raw barracuda and red snapper that were caught simultaneously with the barracuda that was eaten were recovered from cold storage and then tested for ciguatoxin using an experimental membrane immunobead assay at the Department of Pathology, University of Hawaii.