from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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  • adj. descended from more than one small groups of cells, especially ones of different genetic origin


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  • These types of antibodies which can react with the same antigen are designated as polyclonal antibodies.

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  • Rabbits used to raise polyclonal Ab are nearly always exsanguinated at the final bleed, and anything used to make monoclonals is sacrificed as part of the procedure.

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  • Arnon, Monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies against acetaldehyde-containing epitopes in acetaldehydeprotein adducts, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 83 1986: 7923-27.

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  • These antibodies were polyclonal because many different cells participate.

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  • We have both polyclonal as well as monoclonal antibodies.

  • Primary antibody dilutions were as follows: anti-FOXL2 goat polyclonal (ABCAM ab5096, 1: 200), anti-SUMO-1 rabbit polyclonal (Santa Cruz sc9060, 1: 25), anti-UBC9 rabbit

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  • Under the agreement, Siena Biotech will characterise, develop and test the effectiveness of the monoclonal antibodies while SIgN will isolate the disease-specific human monoclonal antibody from a pool of tens of billions of polyclonal antibodies. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Anadis Limited, an Australian-based biotechnology company focused on milk derived polyclonal antibod ...


  • (A) Confocal imaging of a merozoite preparation showing a simple transmission image superimposed with immuno-fluorescence staining by a 1: 500 dilution of rabbit polyclonal anti-baculovirus recombinant PfMSP1p19

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