Use of PVP in ELISA
mdbci001 at CMU.CHIANGMAI.AC.TH
Mon Mar 20 20:16:47 EST 1995
As I have recalled, there was a paper concerning about the use of
polyvinylpyrrolidone as a blocker in ELISA in Analytical Biochemistry, 1994.
Prachya Kongtawelert, Ph.D.
Res Lab for Joint Dis.,
Dept of Biochem., Fac of Med.,
Chiangmai University, Chiangmai,
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email:mdbci001 at chiangmai.ac.th
On 20 Mar 1995, Isla Browning wrote:
> As suggested by Bioreba we use polyvinylpyrrolidone in extraction and =
> conjugate buffers when carrying out ELISA for detection of virus in
> plant sap. I would be grateful if someone could enlighten me as to why =
> it is used . Is its action as a blocker or as an antioxidant or does =
> it have
> some other function?
> Isla Browning
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