nonspecific protein

non·spe·cif·ic pro·tein

a protein substance that elicits a response not mediated by specific antigen-antibody reaction.

non·spe·cif·ic pro·tein

(non'spĕ-sif'ik prō'tēn)
A protein substance that elicits a response not mediated by specific antigen-antibody reaction.
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As the polyampholyte hydrogel can bind a significant amount of water molecules, a strongly hydrated membrane surface is formed and then suppresses the nonspecific protein adsorption.
The authors therefore concluded that coatings based on polyurethane resins modified with zwitterionic groups have the potential to provide effective nonspecific protein resistance.
In some experiments after an initial coat of fibronectin the remaining nonspecific protein binding sites on the plate are blocked with BSA-PBS before addition of MGP to see if MGP effects required nonspecific protein binding sites on wells.
Grafting of PEG onto various surfaces were stable and provided resistance to nonspecific protein adsorption [15,16] possibly due to the brush-induced "steric" repulsion that is thought to prevent direct contact between proteins and the underlying surface [17]; and hydration shells, which energetically suppress adsorption of proteins onto the PEG layer.
Methods used to quantitate albumin in human samples have included salt fractionation, immunochemistry, protein electrophoresis (EPH), and the use of nonspecific protein binding dyes.
Nonspecific protein binding sites were blocked by incubation in PBS pH 7.4; 0.1% Tween 20 and 5% skimmed milk.
We then extracted this new reservoir as if it were a plasma sample itself, generating a high-purity sample with minimal nonspecific protein binding and an exceptionally clean MALDI-TOF MS spectrum of RANTES.
Low native autofluorescence showcases better assay signal-to-noise performance and greater sensitivity, according to the company, and there is no nonspecific protein binding, making the untreated COP plate ideal for highly sensitive enzyme-based assays.
This indicated that V, a nonspecific protein tyrosine phosphatase inhibitor, may also activate other signaling proteins that counteract vasoconstriction.
MUSTANG Q membrane using a proprietary polyethersulfone formulation provides low, nonspecific protein absorption, which helps enhance performance and efficiency for specific chromatography processes, such as the purification of antisense oligonucleotides.
The OptArray offers low background noise and lower nonspecific protein binding than most other microarray coatings.
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