immunohistochemistry


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immunohistochemistry

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˌhɪstəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) the use of immunochemistry to study tissues
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Noun1.immunohistochemistry - an assay that shows specific antigens in tissues by the use of markers that are either fluorescent dyes or enzymes (such as horseradish peroxidase)
assay - a quantitative or qualitative test of a substance (especially an ore or a drug) to determine its components; frequently used to test for the presence or concentration of infectious agents or antibodies etc.
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Acquisition of the necessary material for the performance of histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemical pharmacodiagnosis, in situ hybridization and an integral management system in the pathological anatomy service, in addition to the cession of the necessary equipment for these techniques.
In addition to NRASQ61R and KRASQ61R, high sensitivity was also recently reported with SP174 immunohistochemistry in a subset of thyroid medullary carcinomas to detect HRASQ61R mutations in triaging genetic testing for type 2 multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome.
The high recurrence-free rate we have seen supports the view that Mohs surgery with cytokeratin-7 immunohistochemistry should be considered the curative treatment of choice for both primary and recurrent extramammary Paget disease of the skin.
Cystoscopy confirmed the above findings and the mass was resected and the tissue was sent for histopathology and immunohistochemistry.
An exaltation of experts: concerted efforts in the standardization of immunohistochemistry.
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) remains the most widely used method to detect and characterise proteins in tissues in biomarker research and clinical trials.
0 Protein Detection System for Immunohistochemistry (IHC), which optimises immunohistochemistry workflows and notably reduces slide handling time.
Life science company Sigma-Aldrich (NasdaqGS:SIAL) said on Friday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Cell Marque to strengthen its antibody portfolio as well as better serve and complement its immunohistochemistry (IHC) customers.
The combination of the precision of immunohistochemistry with the visualization provided by a sensitive detection system, is a science that has its origins in the work of Albert Coons, 60 years ago.
Immunohistochemistry for viral protein is considered the best form of diagnosis.
Immunohistochemistry tests use antibodies to identify specific proteins in tissue sections; FISH uses fluorescent probes to bind to specific DNA sequences in the chromosomes of individual cells.
The AML cases that cannot be distinguished by morphology and cytochemistry, specifically MO and M7, for which the presence of myeloid dysplasia in the former and the cytoplasmic blebs in the latter may give a hint for the probable diagnosis, however there is still the need for more positive diagnostic technique and as the flow cytometry immunophenotyping is not available then the use of a limited number of CD markers study by immunohistochemistry to identify the lineage of acute leukaemia is the option, these include CD33, anti-myeloperoxidase and CD41.