Antibody in Serum.

Stephen C. Dahl stebby at welchlink.welch.jhu.edu
Tue Jan 28 17:52:00 EST 1997


Fred (sjo at students.wisc.edu) wrote:

...and wrote...and wrote...and wrote....:o)

: These may be simple questions but I don't know. Can anybody answer my 
: questions?  I want to know that how much percent of the proteins in the 
: serum is antibody.  And, If I raise antibody with some antigen and get 
: polyclonal serum from the rabbit, how much percent of the total pool of 
: antibody is the specific antibody that I want to make?


Geenerally accepted values are 10 mg/ml for total antibody 
concentration.  Specific antibody concentration can be as high as 1 mg/ml 
if the force is with you, but figure lower.

Steve



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