Research Article| Volume 76, ISSUE 2, P349-356, August 1970

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Gel punch templates for identification of specific immunoelectrophoretic precipitin arcs

  • Nicholas Nakabayashi
    Reprint requests: N. T. Nakabayashi, Ph.D., L 1119 Women's Hospital, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48104.
    From the Center for Study in Reproductive Biology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor, Mich., USA
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      Immunoelectrophoretic techniques can be used to identify specific components in a complex biological fluid. One such technique was described by Lévy and Polonovski.3 Since the technique proved to be useful, 2 dies were designed and adapted as accessory gel cutters for the LKB agar gel cutting equipment. One of the dies retained the trough cutter knives, and the other was a template for the well cutters. The holes in the well cutter die were arranged to permit the examinations of components of different mobility characteristics. With these dies, the placement of the desired combinations of troughs and wells in the agar was simple, rapid, and precise.
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