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immunoelectrophoresis

[im-yuh-noh-i-lek-troh-fuh-ree-sis, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈri sɪs, ɪˌmyu-/
noun
1.
a technique for the separation and identification of mixtures of proteins, consisting of electrophoresis followed by immunodiffusion.
Origin of immunoelectrophoresis
1955-1960
First recorded in 1955-60; immuno- + electrophoresis
Related forms
immunoelectrophoretic
[im-yuh-noh-i-lek-troh-fuh-ret-ik, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə noʊ ɪˌlɛk troʊ fəˈrɛt ɪk, ɪˌmyu-/ (Show IPA),
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British Dictionary definitions for immunoelectrophoresis

immunoelectrophoresis

/ˌɪmjʊnəʊɪˌlɛktrəʊfəˈriːsɪs/
noun
1.
a technique for identifying the antigens in a blood serum, which are separated into fractions by electrophoresis
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immunoelectrophoresis in Medicine

immunoelectrophoresis im·mu·no·e·lec·tro·pho·re·sis (ĭm'yə-nō-ĭ-lěk'trə-fə-rē'sĭs, ĭ-myōō'-)
n.
The separation and identification of proteins based on differences in their electrophoretic mobility through agar or a similar medium and in their reactivity with antibodies.

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