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Studies on concomitant antigens of Bithynia funiculata for detection of antibody to Opisthorchis viverrini: effect of different centrifugal speeds on antigen preparation.

@article{Watthanakulpanich2003StudiesOC,
  title={Studies on concomitant antigens of Bithynia funiculata for detection of antibody to Opisthorchis viverrini: effect of different centrifugal speeds on antigen preparation.},
  author={Dorn Watthanakulpanich and Jitra Waikagul and Paron Dekumyoy and Malinee Thairungroj Anantaphruti},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          114-20
        }
}
Antigens derived from somatic extracts of Bithynia funiculata, an intermediate snail host of O. viverrini, have been demonstrated to be highly heterogeneous in molecular weight (MW). These antigens have been suggested to be of potential use for serodiagnosis. In this study, B. funiculata somatic antigens were extracted using five different centrifugal speeds, namely 10,000 (C1); 20,000 (C2); 30,000 (C3); 40,000 (C4) and 50,000 (C5) rpm, with the aim of removing some non-specific antigens and… 
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