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Immunodetection Methods in Aquaculture

Handbook / ManualCancelled

Edited By: Alexandra . Adams

176 pages, 50 Illus & photos


Hardback | Apr 2011 | #142041 | ISBN-13: 9781405107266
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About this book

The continuing expansion of aquaculture means that effective fish health control and disease diagnosis is more vital than ever. The first in a new book series, Immunodetection Methods in Aquaculture provides a comprehensive guide on the seven main methodologies of immunodetection and their applications, including detailed examples and standard operating procedures. Immunodetection Methods in Aquaculture is well illustrated with line drawings and photographs (some in colour). Immunodetection Methods in Aquaculture contains explanations of variations in the methods, where to obtain reagents, how to interpret results and information given on the disadvantages and advantages of the various techniques. Contents include details of techniques of agglutination and simple serology, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence techniques, ELISA, Western blot, dot blot, and immunogold electron microscopy.

Immunodetection Methods in Aquaculture provides cutting edge information in a step-by-step and user friendly way. It is an essential purchase for personnel involved in all aspects of fish health.


Introduction; Agglutination and simple serology; Immunohistochemistry; Immunofluorescence techniques; ELISA for the detection of pathogens; ELISA for the detection of fish antibodies; Western blot and dot blot; Immunogold electron microscopy; Conclusions.

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