PAP technique

[ păp ]

n.

An enzymatic antigen detection technique in which an unlabeled antibody peroxidase reacts with both the rabbit antihorseradish peroxidase antibody and with free horseradish peroxidase to form a soluble complex of peroxidase antiperoxidase, or PAP.
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