precipitating antibody -->
precipitin
medical dictionary

<protein>

Any antibody that forms a precipitating complex (a precipitin line) with an appropriate multivalent antigen. The term is now outmoded.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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