Antibody-ferritin conjugate used to identify specific antigen by electron microscopy.

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im·mu·no·fer·ri·tin -'fer-ət-ən n an antibody labeled with ferritin

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im·mu·no·fer·ri·tin (im″u-no-ferґĭ-tin) an antibody labeled with ferritin; when combined with antigen, the antigenic determinant sites are visible under the electron microscope.

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