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1. (Science: cell biology) Used of a cell line whether within the body or in culture to indicate that it has a single clonal origin.

2. (Science: immunology) monoclonal antibodies are produced by a single clone of hybridoma cells and are therefore a single species of antibody molecule.

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anti-hsp70 antibody

I am not sure you tried the stressgen catalog but I'm using one of their monoclonal Ab against Hsp70 on Rainbow trout and it definitely detects inducible hsp70 even though Rbw trout is not mentioned on their catalog, I did not come across one against drosophila ...

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by protoemics
Wed Mar 11, 2015 5:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: anti-hsp70 antibody
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Anti idiotype antibody

If i raise an antibody in a particular strain of mouse (BALB/c) with an antigen, the i collect that antibody ( monoclonal) and inject it into another BALB/c mouse. Would i get anti-idiotype, isotype or allotype antibody in mouse 2?

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by Microbuddy
Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Anti idiotype antibody
Replies: 0
Views: 200

Stem Cells

... are cell surface markers (cluster of differentiation; CD) that can also be used to track down these cells, either with flow cytometry or other monoclonal antibody/fluorescence-based assays. The problem is that the stem cells are usually very rare and thus difficult to detect, and in many cases ...

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by biohazard
Tue May 14, 2013 6:56 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Stem Cells
Replies: 4
Views: 3143


... changes according to the spesific antigen or the antibody investigated. It also changes according the antigen or antibody whether you use monoclonal or policlonal. What are you investigating specifically? And for what purpose do you need?

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by gislab03
Sat May 04, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: ELISA
Replies: 1
Views: 1529

Re: Re:

... cancer altogether may be next to impossible, but better treatments can most certainly be developed. If I had to guess, I would perhaps go for monoclonal antibody-based treatments to be the next big thing. The specific nature of antibodies would allow targeting only the cancer cells without ...

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by Ahsmeah
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:10 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Cancer = Mutation: Stopping Mutation Would Cure Cancer?
Replies: 7
Views: 15452
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