bivalent

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bivalent

[bī′vā·lənt]
(chemistry)
Possessing a valence of two.
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A), The solid-phase bridging ELISA is based on bivalency of IgG, which can bridge plate-bound unlabeled and soluble enzymatically labeled drug molecules.
This concept specifies the economy of the archaic narcissistic equilibrium in which, due to its extreme mirror-schizoid bivalency, symbiotic omnipotence and impotence are equipollent and conterminous.
Bivalency increases the functional affinity, called avidity, of the antibody for its target antigen and allows for clumping or agglutination of antibody/antigen complexes.