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 (ĭm′yə-nō-kĕm′ĭ-strē, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
The chemistry of immunologic phenomena, as of antigen-antibody reactions.

im′mu·no·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
im′mu·no·chem′i·cal·ly adv.


1. (Biology) the study of the chemical reactions of immunity
2. (Biology) a method for the detection and localization of proteins and other cellular components using antibodies that specifically label the materials


(ˌɪm yə noʊˈkɛm ə stri, ɪˌmyu-)

the study of the chemistry of immunologic substances and reactions.
im`mu•no•chem′i•cal, adj.
im`mu•no•chem′i•cal•ly, adv.
im`mu•no•chem′ist, n.
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Noun1.immunochemistry - the field of chemistry concerned with chemical processes in immunology (such as chemical studies of antigens and antibodies)
immunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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The diagnosis of IMT was confirmed histologically and immunochemically.
Advanced oxidation protein products (AOPP) were first proven biochemically and immunochemically in studies of Witko-Sarsat et al.
1) A subgroup of Hashimoto thyroiditis has been identified as an IgG4related thyroiditis, and it was recently correlated histopathologically and immunochemically with FVHT.
We found that 54% of the Tg mice belonging to 3 lines expressing 129V or 129M human PrP showed histologic abnormalities after inoculation of BH from 6 persons with symptomatic VPSPr (inoculum from 1 presymptomatic but histopathologically and immunochemically confirmed person with VPSPr did not transmit) (Table 1).
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Because nerves may be obscure in H&E-stained slides, (16) previous studies have immunochemically stained nerves by labeling S-100 or laminin to assist the detection of PNI.
Bob Canfield had just provided Griff with purified hCG and its subunits, and we were going to characterize the proteins immunochemically.
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One of the major problems we face for the development of efficient anti-schistosome vaccines is the lack of information about the degree of homology among vaccine candidate molecules from parasites of different geographic origins, since very few parasite isolates and strains have been immunochemically and biochemically characterized.
Cryoglobulinemia is the main extra-hepatic manifestation of chronic hepatitis C, which is caused by a dysfunction of B-lymphocyte and is immunochemically characterized by a cryoprecipitable immune complex formed by rheumatoid factor and IgG antibodies linked to HCV core antigen.
The specificity of each antibody was immunochemically checked by two-dimensional Western blotting against all of the other analytes prior to use.
The number of blood vessels and the percentage of allantoic mesenchymal cells immunochemically expressing vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), induced nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) and endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) were calculated during early gestation in sheep.