immunoprecipitation

noun im·mu·no·pre·cip·i·ta·tion \ ˌi-myə-nō-pri-ˌsi-pə-ˈtā-shən , i-ˌmyü-nō- \

Definition of immunoprecipitation

: precipitation of a complex of an antibody and its specific antigen

immunoprecipitate

play \ˌi-myə-nō-pri-ˈsi-pə-tət, -pə-ˌtāt, i-ˌmyü-nō-\ noun

immunoprecipitate

play \ˌi-myə-nō-pri-ˈsi-pə-ˌtāt, i-ˌmyü-nō-\ transitive verb

First Known Use of immunoprecipitation

1959

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immunoprecipitation

noun im·mu·no·pre·cip·i·ta·tion \ -pri-ˌsip-ə-ˈtā-shən \

medical Definition of immunoprecipitation

: precipitation of a complex of an antibody and its specific antigen

immunoprecipitable

play \-ˈsip-ət-ə-bəl\ adjective

immunoprecipitate

play \-ˈsip-ət-ət, -ə-ˌtāt\ noun

immunoprecipitate

play \-ə-ˌtāt\ transitive verb immunoprecipitated; immunoprecipitating

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