The Immunoassay Handbook: Theory and applications of ligand binding, ELISA and related techniques

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The Immunoassay Handbook: Theory and applications of ligand binding, ELISA and related techniques

By Wild, David

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The fourth edition of The Immunoassay Handbook provides an excellent, thoroughly updated guide to the science, technology and applications of ELISA and other immunoassays, including a wealth of practical advice. It encompasses a wide range of methods and gives an insight into the latest developments and applications in clinical and veterinary practice and in pharmaceutical and life science research.

Highly illustrated and clearly written, this award-winning reference work provides an excellent guide to this fast-growing field. Revised and extensively updated, with over 30% new material and 77 chapters, it reveals the underlying common principles and simplifies an abundance of innovation.

The Immunoassay Handbook reviews a wide range of topics, now including lateral flow, microsphere multiplex assays, immunohistochemistry, practical ELISA development, assay interferences, pharmaceutical applications, qualitative immunoassays, antibody detection and lab-on-a-chip.

This handbook is a must-read for all who use immunoassay as a tool, including clinicians, clinical and veterinary chemists, biochemists, food technologists, environmental scientists, and students and researchers in medicine, immunology and proteomics. It is an essential reference for the immunoassay industry.

David Wild is a healthcare industry veteran, with experience in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and immunodiagnostics, which remains his passion. He worked for Amersham, Eastman-Kodak, Johnson & Johnson, and Bristol-Myers Squibb, and consulted for diagnostics and biotechnology companies. He led research and development programs, design and construction of chemical and biotechnology plants, and integration of acquired companies. Director-level positions included Research and Development, Design Engineering, Operations and Strategy, for billion dollar businesses. He retired from full-time work in 2012 to focus on his role as Editor of The Immunoassay Handbook, and advises on product development, manufacturing and marketing.



  • Provides a unique mix of theory, practical advice and applications, with numerous examples
  • Includes explanations of technologies under development and practical insider tips that are sometimes omitted from scientific papers
  • Includes a comprehensive troubleshooting guide, useful for solving problems and improving assay performance

Subject: Allied Health & Medical -> Medical -> Immunology

The Immunoassay Handbook: Theory and applications of ligand binding, ELISA and related techniques
4th edition
Publisher: Elsevier S & T 01/2013
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Language: English
Length: 1036 pages

ISBN 10: 0080970370
ISBN 13: 9780080970370
Print ISBN: 9780080970370

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