Freund's adjuvant

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Freund's adjuvant

[′frȯinz ′a·jə·vənt]
(immunology)
A water-oil emulsion containing a killed microorganism (usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis) which enhances antigenicity.
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Comparative study of the effects of aluminum adjuvants and Freund's incomplete adjuvant on the immune response to an Edwardsiella tarda major antigen.
Despite the shared similarity both ISA adjuvants and FCA and FIA (Freund's incomplete adjuvant) have with respect to antibody responses, the fact that less inflammatory response is induced by ISA adjuvants relative to FCA and FIA needs to be taken into account (Johnston et al., 1991; Leenaars et al., 1994; Leenaars et al., 1995; Leenaars et al., 1998).
Primary immunization was done using Freund's complete adjuvant followed by successive immunizations using Freund's incomplete adjuvant. The immune response of rabbit was checked by carrying out immune blot assay and qualitative ELISA.