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Production of Antibodies in Chickens

  title={Production of Antibodies in Chickens},
  author={Mojca Narat},
  journal={Food Technology and Biotechnology},
  • M. Narat
  • Published 15 September 2003
  • Biology
  • Food Technology and Biotechnology
Summary Chickens, as a source of desired antibodies, represent an alternate animal system that offers some advantages with respect to animal care, high productivity and special suitability of avian antibodies for certain diagnostic purposes. Despite being an excellent counterpart to mammal IgG chicken IgY antibodies still represent an underused resource. This may be due to the lack of information concerning the possibility of production and application of IgY or their use is being hampered by… 

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