Difference between Bacteria and Virus

Bacteria and viruses are the culprit of many common infections. However, there are differences between the two infectious organisms (Bacteria Vs Viruses).   Key differences Bacteria Viruses Definition  They are unicellular organisms found in most habitats on earth. They are non-living particles consist of genetic material (RNA or DNA) enclosed by a protein core. They […]

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Immunoelectrophoresis Test – Principle (Steps), Uses, Limitations and Facts

What is Immunoelectrophoresis? It is agar’s precipitation under the electric field. As the name suggests, it is a combination of electrophoresis and immune-diffusion. Immunoelectrophoresis is an umbrella term for a number of biochemical procedures to separate and characterize proteins according to electrophoresis and reaction with antibodies. Immunoelectrophoresis variants need immunoglobulins/antibodies to react to proteins to be […]

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What is Paper Chromatography – How does it work, procedure, applications, examples

What is Paper Chromatography ? There are different types of chromatography and one of them is paper chromatography. The entire procedure requires the use of a specialized paper, specifically, a cellulose filter paper that serves as a stationary phase where the separation of compounds happens. In other words, paper chromatography is a method that makes […]

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Radioimmunoassay – Applications, Principle, Procedure (Video), Vs ELISA

The immune system is the body’s defense against diseases. It can detect foreign body and other harmful substances and once detected would do the necessary response to remove them from the bloodstream. The immune system releases antigens, a substance that activates the body’s white blood cells or the army cells, which will then produce proteins/antibodies […]

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