Methods in Immunology and Immunochemistry, Volume I: Preparation of Antigens and Antibodies is aimed to bring together detailed procedures in the preparation of antigens and antibodies. The text also provides a presentation and discussion of these methods.
The book covers topics in immunology such as antigens, its kinds, and the preparation and testing of lipids for immunological study. The production of antiserum; the preparation of immunogens; collecting and handling of serum; and immunization procedures are also explained. The book also discusses the purification of antibodies; methods of labeling antigens and antibodies; and the methods used in the studies of the structure of immunoglobulins.
The text is recommended for immunologists who would like to know the different procedures and methods involved in immunology as well as the principles behind it. The book will also serve as a guide for medical staff who prepare products related to immunology.