enzyme–linked immunosorbent assay

noun

Definition of enzyme–linked immunosorbent assay

  1. :  an in vitro method for quantifying an antigen or antibody concentration in which the test material is immobilized on a surface and exposed either to a complex of an enzyme linked to an antibody specific for the antigen or an enzyme linked to an antigen specific for the antibody followed by reaction of the enzyme with a substrate to yield a colored product corresponding to the concentration of the test material —called also ELISA

1976

First Known Use of enzyme–linked immunosorbent assay

1976


Medical Dictionary

enzyme–linked immunosorbent assay

noun

Medical Definition of enzyme–linked immunosorbent assay

  1. :  a quantitative in vitro test for an antibody or antigen in which the test material is adsorbed on a surface and exposed either to a complex of an enzyme linked to an antibody specific for the antigen or an enzyme linked to an anti-immunoglobulin specific for the antibody followed by reaction of the enzyme with a substrate to yield a colored product corresponding to the concentration of the test material—called also ELISA


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