Antibody Production: Polyclonals, Monoclonals, and New Developments

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Presented by Debra Freeman, MilliporeSigma

Antibodies and immunohistochemistry are each equally fascinating. How do we move from an amino acid sequence to a functioning antibody in the lab? We will discuss a history of the evolution of antibody development, manufacturing and production techniques. Looking at the pros and cons of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies and how each are produced. This workshop will dive into the move from the simplest form of antibody production to some of the latest technology in monoclonal antibody production.

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NSH Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification): 1 hour(s)
Course number VIR121117

Objectives

  • History of IHC and antibody production
  • Rabbit Polyclonal vs. Mouse Monoclonal vs. Rabbit Monoclonal antibodies
  • Examples of comparison stains

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Course Description: Antibodies and immunohistochemistry are each equally fascinating. How do we move from an amino acid sequence to a functioning antibody in the lab? We will discuss a history of the evolution of antibody development, manufacturing and production techniques. Looking at the pros and cons of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies and how each are produced. This workshop will dive into the move from the simplest form of antibody production to some of the latest technology in monoclonal antibody production.
Presenter Bio: Debra Freeman received her BS in Biology from the University of Oregon. She has been a Technical Consultant with Cell Marque/MilliporeSigma since 2012 and covers most of the western United States. Prior to that she held positions with various other scientific companies working in research and providing technical support.  
Additional Information: This webinar was presented in December 2017 as part of the VIR Webinar Series.  

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