microwaves in immunoassay ?

gkrause at med.wayne.edu gkrause at med.wayne.edu
Mon Dec 21 16:00:55 EST 1998

Tony O'Connor wrote:
> I vaguely remember seeing references to the use of short microwave
> incubations replacing  37*C incubations in  immunoassays but now can't
> find any such reference.  Are there many routine assays using
> microwaves ?
> Thanks,
> Tony.

Yes, its quite common.  Try "antigen retrival" on MEDLINE.

Gary Krause, M.D.
Wayne State University
Department of Emergency Medicine
51 Lande Bldg, 550 E. Canfield Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201 USA

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