centrifuge and animal needed

Eric R. Hugo ehugo at one.net
Mon Jun 2 20:24:00 EST 2003


Dr Engelbert Buxbaum <engelbert_buxbaum at web.de> wrote in 
news:bb2bia$lab$02$1 at news.t-online.com:

> Nick Theodorakis wrote:
> 
>  
>> I've never used chicken Abs, but isn't the predominant isotype
>> secreted in eggs IgY?
> 
> The antibodies in egg yolk are called IgY to mark their origin. But from
> the point of protein structure they are equivalent to IgG.
> 

Almost IgG except protein A or G do not bind IgYs.  Makes 
immunoprecipitation a pain.
Eric



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