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fluorescent-antibody technique

fluorescent-antibody technique A method for detecting the location of a specific antigen in a cell by staining a section of the tissue with antibody (specific to that antigen) that is combined with a fluorochrome (a substance that fluoresces in ultraviolet light). The antigen is located wherever fluorescence is observed.

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fluorescent-antibody technique

fluorescent-antibody technique A method for detecting the location of a specific antigen in a cell by staining a section of the tissue with antibody (specific to that antigen) that is combined with a fluorochrome (a substance that fluoresces in ultraviolet light). The antigen is located wherever fluorescence is observed.

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"fluorescent-antibody technique." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"fluorescent-antibody technique." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved December 16, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/fluorescent-antibody-technique-1