Microcheck 177

Radioimmunoassay uses a radioactive label to detect antigens or antibodies, whereas enzymes

Figure 17.11 The Western Blot Test that give a color reaction are used as labels in the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, ELISA. The Western blot technique combines electrophoresis with ELISA to separate and identify protein antigens in a mixture.

■ Give examples of uses for RIA, ELISA, and Western blot tests.

■ Why is the RIA highly sensitive?

Was this article helpful?

0 0
How To Bolster Your Immune System

How To Bolster Your Immune System

All Natural Immune Boosters Proven To Fight Infection, Disease And More. Discover A Natural, Safe Effective Way To Boost Your Immune System Using Ingredients From Your Kitchen Cupboard. The only common sense, no holds barred guide to hit the market today no gimmicks, no pills, just old fashioned common sense remedies to cure colds, influenza, viral infections and more.

Get My Free Audio Book


Post a comment