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 (ĭm′yə-nō-blŏt′, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
A laboratory procedure, such as Western blot analysis, in which proteins that have been separated by electrophoresis are transferred to a membrane of nitrocellulose or another material and are identified by their reaction with labeled antibodies.
intr. & tr.v. im·mu·no·blot·ted, im·mu·no·blot·ting, im·mu·no·blots
To perform or cause to be subjected to an immunoblot.


a technique used to transfer a pattern of proteins

Western Blot

, immunoblot
n. Western Blot, “inmunoblo'', prueba subsecuente para confirmar la infección por el virus VIH, en pacientes con evidencia de exposición, indicada por un ensayo enzimático inmuno-sorbente (ELISA).
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Lot 2: purchase and installation of an instrument of Image Analyzer to immunoblot experiments and in situ hybridization.
The combined specialty diagnostics company boasts a portfolio of more than 350 diagnostic tests, including ELISA, IFA, LFI, IT and immunoblot.
The immunoblot should not be run without first performing an EIA or IFA.
Those found to be positive by screen and IgG positive by immunoblot should be reported as positive, and those positive by screen and IgM positive by immunoblot should be reported as positive; however, that positive IgM result is only clinically significant in very early disease.
The pellet was subsequently lysed, and we performed immunoblot analysis using biotinylated anti-EL amino-terminus monoclonal antibody (clone 11-9B) (14, 16) followed by HRP-conjugated streptavidin system.
The SDS-PAGE gel of HMD and BDDGE treated group, which depicted characteristic bands of collagen, was used as a model to assess the antibody binding in the immunoblot.
Western immunoblot analysis was performed on lysates of 5 mature B-cell lymphomas (2 FLs, 3 DLBCLs) and 2 reactive lymph nodal tissues for eIF-4G (total), eIF-4E, and 4E-BP1 (total and phosphorylated) expression, as previously described by us.
Serological testes used for the detection of CT crosss-reactive material in the culture filtrates were (i) ganglioside GM1 ELISA in which ELISA plate coated with GM1 ganglioside was reacted with culture supernatant and rabbit polyclonal CT antibody, (ii) direct ELISA in which ELISA plate was directly coated with bacterial sonicate and reacted with CT antibody, and (iii) immunoblot assay in which bacteria-free culture filtrate, crude outer membrane protein (OMP), or sarcosyl-purified OMP was separated by SDS-PAGE, transferred to nitrocellulose membrane and probed with rabbit anti-CT antibody.
Findings on cysticercosis immunoblot serology were strongly positive.
wt] could detect both the 58 kDa and 40 kDa subunits of the purified W07-toxin in Western immunoblot.
Current detection modes include PCR (polymerase chain reaction), which can sometimes detect virus within 1-2 weeks of exposure but may be intermittently negative even in positive patients; ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay)-IgG, which is highly sensitive and specific late in the course of the disease but may be inaccurate early; and RIBA (recombinant immunoblot assay)-IgG, a confirmatory test.