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Descended from more than one group of cells, especially of genetically different origins.

pol′y·clo′nal·ly adv.
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a type of antibody
(Biology) biology med possessing or relating to multiple clones
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(ˌpɒl iˈkloʊn l)

pertaining to cells or cell products derived from several lines of clones.
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adj policlonal
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18 July 2019 - US-based antibodies and life science research reagents provider LifeSpan BioSciences (LSBio) has acquired antigen affinity purified goat polyclonal antibodies specialist Everest Biotech, the company said.
Immuron announced plans to pursue clinical development of IMM-124E, its bovine polyclonal antibody drug candidate, through a formal FDA registration pathway as a drug to prevent travelers' diarrhea, or TD.
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Neovii pharmaceuticals AG of Rapperswil, Switzerland and Mundipharma have entered into an agreement giving Mundipharma the rights to develop and distribute its polyclonal antibody immunosuppressant Grafalon, in China and Japan from end October.
The samples were analyzed for the fecal elastase 1 concentrations by an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (Bioserv Diagnostics Gmbh) (polyclonal assey).
Within-host heterogeneity may arise through 2 mechanisms: 1) by reinfection or simultaneous infection with multiple strains, which results in a polyclonal (mixed) infection, or 2) by accumulation of mutations, which results in clonal heterogeneity (4).
More recent reports have noted cross-reactivity of commercially available polyclonal PAX8 immunostain antibodies with another pairedbox transcription factor, PAX5 [5].
Rather, we used biopsies from patients with intestinal spirochetosis to evaluate the potential of cross-reactivity of a commercially available polyclonal antibody directed against T pallidum.
The report provides value, in millions of US dollars within market segments - Flow Cytometers, Monoclonal Antibodies, Polyclonal Antibodies, Tissue Typing Reagents and Immunmodulators.
Caption: FIGURE 7: Production of polyclonal antibodies and specific recognition of TVACTN3 domains (DIr, DIIr, and DIIIr) and T.
The assays are based on affinity purified polyclonal antibodies that are coated onto latex particles which are used to produce kits specific for [kappa] FLCs and [lambda] FLCs for nephelometric and turbidimetric platforms.