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polyclonal

 [pol″e-klōn´al]
derived from different cells; pertaining to several clones.

pol·y·clo·nal

(pol'ē-klō'năl),
In immunochemistry, pertaining to proteins (that is, antibodies) from more than a single clone of cells, in contradistinction to monoclonal.

polyclonal

(pŏl′ē-klō′nəl)
adj.
Descended from more than one group of cells, especially of genetically different origins.

pol′y·clo′nal·ly adv.

polyclonal

adjective Referring to or derived from two or more clones.

pol·y·clo·nal

(pol'ē-klō'năl)
immunochemistry Pertaining to proteins from more than a single clone of cells, in contradistinction to monoclonal.
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Utilizing some of the most advanced polyclonal antibody science, SAB is delivering the world's first large-scale platform to create fully human immunoglobulins.
Kerner et al., "A new fecal elastase 1 test using polyclonal antibodies for the detection of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency," Pancreas, vol.
The standard threshold approach for classifying complex infections by using MIRU-VNTR data classifies patterns with >1 band (i.e., repeat copy number) at a single locus as clonal infections and patterns with >1 band at multiple loci as polyclonal infections (9).
offers both polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies that were raised in sheep and goats.
Although there are suggestive clinical data, preclinical data based on GLP-1 receptor staining are unreliable, because the polyclonal antibodies generally used don't consistently stain GLP-1 transfected cells.
Despite the apparent polyclonal nature of the B cell proliferation, the frequency of rearrangements between the bcl-2 and Ig heavy chain genes is 100-fold greater than that observed in normal B cells, and multiple bcl-2/Ig gene rearrangements have been observed in all PPBL patients [20].
Immunity polyclonal algorithm (IPCA) increases the diversity of antibodies which tend to the same extreme value through clonal operator, clonal crossover operator, clonal mutation operator and clonal selection operator, and finally selects the antibody with highest concentration.
The "Global Laboratory Chemical Reagents Industry" report analyzes the worldwide markets for Laboratory Chemical Reagents by the following Product Segments: Molecular Biology (Monoclonal & Polyclonal Antibodies, Gene Expression, Vectors, Cloning, & Sequencing, Gene Synthesis, Extraction Kits, PCR Reagents, Enzymes, & Others), Biochemistry (IVD), Cytokine & Chemokine Testing, Cell/ Tissue Culture, Carbohydrate Analysis, Immunohistochemistry, and Environmental Testing (Pesticide Residues, & Others).
Polyclonal antibodies were synthesized from a recombinant peptide sequence obtained from the predicted amino acid sequence of VP3 (i.e., SRGGYRYKFFADDN).
New protein A media boosts productivity in monoclonal and polyclonal antibody capture, lowers costs
Polyclonal antibodies (pAB) specific for bovine growth hormone (bGH) can be used to detect the different preparation of the growth hormones.