A ligand-binding @[email protected] that uses a specific @[email protected] or @[email protected], capable of binding to the analyte, to identify and quantify substances. The @[email protected] can be linked to a radiosotope (@[email protected], RIA), or to an @[email protected] which catalyses an easily monitored reaction (enzyme-linked immunosorbent @[email protected], ELISA), or to a highly fluorescent compound by which the location of an @[email protected] can be visualized (immunofluorescene).
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 157 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1994, 66, 2513. (Nomenclature for radioanalytical chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 2520 [Terms] [Paper]