Radioactive Labelling of Antibodies


Radioactive labelling of antibodies with 125Iodine (125I) by the chloramine T method is suitable for use in radioimmunoassays.

Keywords: radiolabelling; radioimmunoassays; chloramine T; 125iodine


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Liddell, JE(Mar 2004) Radioactive Labelling of Antibodies. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0003762]