NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,389 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- affinity reagent
- listen (uh-FIH-nih-tee ree-AY-jent)
- In chemistry and biology, a compound that binds specific substances, such as proteins or nucleic acids. Many affinity reagents are antibodies. They are used to analyze tissue samples to help diagnose diseases.