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Qualitative and Quantitative Immunoenzymatic Techniques

  • Stratis Avrameas
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 38)


Because an enzyme can be revealed and also accurately determined by appropriate procedures, enzyme-labelled antigens and antibodies can be used to localize, detect or measure constituents of biological interest (1,2). Such immunoenzyme techniques can be applied in several ways to both basic research and biomedical diagnosis. 1) Localization of cellular constituents; 2) quantitation of antigens or antibodies present in biological fluids or cells; 3) detection of small amounts of antigen-antibody immune precipitates.


Label Antibody Cellular Constituent Cytochemical Staining Immunoenzymatic Method Biomedical Diagnosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stratis Avrameas
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  1. 1.Unite d’Immunocytochimie Department de Biologie MoleculaireInstitut PasteurParis Cedex 15France

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