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Title: Development of a field test kit for detection of blue-green algal toxins (348/04/A) : interim progress report
Author: National Rivers Authority
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: Biocode Limited November 1992 R&D 348/04/A
Abstract:
This quarters research has led to the successful isolation of four anti-microcystin-LR monoclonal antibody producing cell lines (Stage 2 of original proposal - Production and coupling of selected monoclonal antibodies to an inert matrix). The work performed over this quarter has concentrated on further evaluation and characterisation of the four selected antibodies and the preparation of hybridoma cells for large scale culture and antibody production. In addition, further work has focused on assessing the specificity of these antibodies for microcystin-LR. Comparative studies, based on the non-competitive ELISA, involved the application of the antibodies to ELISA plates coated with different variants of microcystin.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1992
Publication Place: [Bristol]
Subject Keywords: AntibodiesAlgal bloomsIdentificationResearch projectsLaboratory experimentation
Taxonomic Keywords: Cyanobacteria
Extent: 16
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2227
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