Radioimmunoassay: Definition & Method


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Why are radioimmunoassays a particularly efficient diagnostic tool?

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1. Which of the following occurs first in a radioimmunoassay?

2. What is a radioimmunoassay intended to measure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz and worksheet measure your understanding of radioimmunoassays. Among other topics, this quiz requires you to be familiar with the first step in a radioimmunoassay.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz includes:

  • Why radioimmunoassays are particularly efficient
  • What occurs first in a radioimmunoassay
  • What a radioimmunoassay is intended to measure
  • Facts about antigens and antibodies
  • A discovery related to radioimmunoassays

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the efficiency of radioimmunoassays
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about antigens and antibodies
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on radioimmunoassays

Additional Learning

Deepen your knowledge of this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Radioimmunoassay: Definition & Method. Here's a quick glance at what you can expect to find in this lesson:

  • An overview of how radioimmunoassays work
  • The inventors of the radioimmunoassay process
  • How radioimmunoassays are used in diagnostic medicine