Medical Term:

two-dimensional immunoelectrophoresis


Definition: a combination of conventional electrophoretic separation and electroimmunodiffusion; electrophoresis is first carried out, then the electrophoretic strip is placed on a second slide and an antibody-containing agarose solution is allowed to solidify adjacent to it; electrophoresis is then performed at right angles to the original separation.

Synonym(s): crossed immunoelectrophoresis