Meaning of immunoelectrophoresis in English:



mass nounBiochemistry
  • A technique for the identification of proteins in serum or other fluid by electrophoresis and subsequent immunodiffusion.

    ‘The diagnosis is confirmed by serum and/or protein immunoelectrophoresis, which reveals an increased amount of immunoglobulin gamma heavy chain not associated with light chain.’
    • ‘The immunoglobulin type can be determined by immunoelectrophoresis or immunofixation electrophoresis.’
    • ‘Isoelectric focusing (or crossed immunoelectrophoresis and starch gel electrophoresis in early reports) was considered the ‘gold standard’ for phenotyping.’
    • ‘Serum immunoelectrophoresis did not reveal hyper - proteinemia or paraproteinemia.’
    • ‘The abnormal variant in both cases bound heparin normally but failed to bind dermatan sulfate as demonstrated by crossed immunoelectrophoresis.’



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