antiserum


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an·ti·se·rum

 (ăn′tĭ-sîr′əm)
n. pl. an·ti·se·rums or an·ti·se·ra (-sîr′ə)
Human or animal serum containing antibodies that are specific for one or more antigens.

antiserum

(ˌæntɪˈsɪərəm)
n, pl -rums or -ra (-rə)
(Medicine) blood serum containing antibodies against a specific antigen, used to treat or provide immunity to a disease

an•ti•se•rum

(ˈæn təˌsɪər əm)

n., pl. -se•rums, -se•ra (-ˌsɪər ə)
animal or human serum that contains antibodies to a specific disease, used for injections to confer passive immunity to that disease.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antiserum - blood serum containing antibodies against specific antigens; provides immunity to a disease
blood serum, serum - an amber, watery fluid, rich in proteins, that separates out when blood coagulates
Translations

antiserum

n (pl -ra) antisuero
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A third locally developed RIA that we named the "commercial assay" recognized the inner portion of the N-terminal arm of BNP and used a diluted commercial antiserum to BNP(1-32) (T-4021, Bachem).
Here we report on the demonstration of putative human TMPOdelta and epsilon by immunoblotting of human cell lines using a newly prepared polyclonal antiserum against the common N-terminal region of TMPO.
This virus isolate produced cytopathic effects in chicken embryo liver (CEL) cells and reacted with fowl adenovirus 4 (FadV-4) antiserum in agar gel immunodiffusion and immunofluorescence tests.
Among them are the immuno-histo-chemical study of D-serine, preparing a polyclonal antiserum against D-asparte, inducing muscle contraction in silkworm larva with D-glutamic acid, a primary study of the D-amino acid accumulation system, whether D-amino acids are prevalent among eukaryotes, evaluating their nutrition, and determining D-amino acids in food and beverages using gas chromatography.
Ag is allowed to diffuse from wells cut in the gel in which the antiserum is uniformly distributed and the formed ring is measure to calculate the unknown concentration.
Then antiserum against bovine leptin was obtained by its immunization in rabbits.
This is substantiated if a paper disc with polyvalent H antiserum has been included on the plate, and a zone of inhibition can be seen around it.
It potentiated commercial snake venom antiserum action against venom-induced lethality in male albino mice.
Coarse aggregation of the bacterial cells with a clear background was considered a positive result for the antiserum showing agglutination.
The fragments showed pharmacological and immunological specifcity of antiserum recognition through peptide block analysis of antiserum recognition and photolabel displacement by known DAT substrates and blockers.
Once again, results showed increased agglutination in certain combinations of antiserum and bacteria This suggests that E.