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Immunoglobulin Purification

  1. Mark Page

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002623

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Page, M. 2001. Immunoglobulin Purification. eLS. .

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  1. Medeva Development, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

Immunoglobulins are widely used as research and diagnostic tools and for passive immunization and treatment of immunocompromised disease states. Most applications require purification of the immunoglobulins; for example, clinical-grade material must be of very high purity. The purification method of choice is dictated by the level of purity required and the intended use.

Keywords:

  • immunoglobulin;
  • purification;
  • antibody;
  • precipitation;
  • chromatography