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Glossary Term Protein Histochemistry
Definition
  1. A method of detecting a particular enzyme in a cell or tissue sample. A sample of cells or tissue is fixed, then treated with a chromogenic substrate for the enzyme to be detected. Microscopic examination reveals the presence of staining, and hence of the specific protein to be detected.
  2. Immunohistochemistry.

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08/12/2014
MGI 5.19
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