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Jens Christian Jensenius

Eggs: conveniently packaged antibodies. Methods for purification of yolk IgG

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Eggs from immunized chickens may provide a convenient and inexpensive source of antibodies. We describe two simple and efficient methods for purification of IgG from yolk. The antibody is rendered useful for most currently employed immunological techniques. Amounts of antibody corresponding to almost half a litre of antiserum may be recovered from a chicken in one month.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Immunological Methods
Volume46
Issue1
Pages (from-to)63-8
Number of pages6
ISSN0022-1759
Publication statusPublished - 1981

    Research areas

  • Animals, Antibodies, Chickens, Cross Reactions, Dextrans, Egg Yolk, Eggs, Female, Immunoelectrophoresis, Immunoglobulin G, Immunologic Techniques, Rabbits, Radioimmunoassay

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