equilibrium dialysis

n.

A method for determining the association constants for hapten-antibody reactions, by placing hapten and antibody in compartments separated by a semipermeable membrane, thereby allowing hapten to diffuse across the membrane until its concentration reaches equilibrium.

Nearby words

  1. equilibrant,
  2. equilibrate,
  3. equilibration,
  4. equilibrist,
  5. equilibrium,
  6. equilibrium price,
  7. equilibrium valve,
  8. equilibrium, chemical,
  9. equimolecular,
  10. equine


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