Equilibrium dialysis - molecule such as an antigen....

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Equilibrium dialysis: measurement of antibody affinity and avidity Equilibrium dialysis is taking advantage of the property of diffusion over a membrane to help separate larger molecules from ions and compounds of low molecular weight. This process is used to determine an antibody’s affinity and avidity for a
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Unformatted text preview: molecule such as an antigen. Affinity is its attraction to that molecule. Avidity is the sum of all the attractions. This process, in real-world application, is used to determine the associa tion constant of hapten-antibody reactions....
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 4010 taught by Professor Farone during the Spring '10 term at University of Tennessee.

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