streptavidinmedical dictionary


Analogue of avidin. A protein isolated from Streptomycetes avidinii that has a high affinity for biotin. Used to detect biotin markers.

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

(11 Mar 2008)

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