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Enzyme Labelling of Antibodies

  1. JE Liddell

Published Online: 29 JAN 2003

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003763



How to Cite

Liddell, J. 2003. Enzyme Labelling of Antibodies. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Cardiff, Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 JAN 2003


Antibodies can be labelled with an enzyme such as horseradish peroxidase using the modified periodate method. A variety of different substrates are available giving soluble or insoluble products depending on the desired application.


  • enzyme labelling;
  • horseradish peroxidase;
  • alkaline phosphate;
  • β-galactosidase;
  • urease;
  • glucose oxidase