Monthly Archives: January 2015

Eggs and Vitamins: Streptavidin Biotin for Immunohistochemistry

Following on from the last blog article which introduced ‘sandwich’ methods, we’ll have an in-depth look at an important histology tool; streptavidin/biotin. Biotin is also known as Vitamin B7 or Coenzyme R.  As well as these three names, it is …

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Immunohistochemistry – direct, indirect and sandwiches

The aim of this article is to offer definitions and an introduction to the basics methods of immunohistochemistry (or ‘IHC’) which are employed today (and have been used for decades). Continuing the ethos of the previous articles, this article sets …

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