Immunochemical and biological quantification of peanut extract.


Biological standardization of allergen extracts is one of the steps in the characterization of an extract. The gold standard for determination of biological potency is the skin prick test, but histamine release (HR) has been used as a convenient ex vivo method for analyzing a large number of samples. We describe the use of rabbit basophils as a tool in… (More)


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@article{Poulsen2003ImmunochemicalAB, title={Immunochemical and biological quantification of peanut extract.}, author={Lars K{\ae}rgaard Poulsen and Mona H Pedersen and Michael Platzer and Nikolaj Madsen and Eva Sten and Carsten Bindslev-Jensen and Christina G Dircks and Per Stahl Skov}, journal={Arbeiten aus dem Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (Bundesamt fur Sera und Impfstoffe) zu Frankfurt a.M}, year={2003}, volume={94}, pages={97-105; discussion 106} }