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Immunomagnetic Separation

"Immunomagnetic Separation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A cell-separation technique where magnetizable microspheres or beads are first coated with monoclonal antibody, allowed to search and bind to target cells, and are then selectively removed when passed through a magnetic field. Among other applications, the technique is commonly used to remove tumor cells from the marrow (BONE MARROW PURGING) of patients who are to undergo autologous bone marrow transplantation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immunomagnetic Separation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Immunomagnetic Separation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 66 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2013
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