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May 1971

Primer of Immunoelectrophoresis

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Rochester, Minn

Arch Dermatol. 1971;103(5):571. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000170105038

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This book provides a brief introduction to the theory and principles of immunoelectrophoresis. A chapter each is provided for identification of major proteins in human serum and some of the more illustrative pathologic sera. The detail given to the specifications of the electrophoresis cell, and preparation of the troughs and wells in the agar seems excessive (15 pages) in the present day of readily available commercial products. The latter are relatively easy and rapid to use but are mentioned by the authors in only three paragraphs in the chapter on pathologic sera. Probably the best section for both an introduction and a reference is the "Atlas" in which 58 photos of electrophoretic runs of disease states are depicted and described. There certainly are available more extensive tests on this subject but the present book should serve very well its function as a primer.

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