Definition: 'Competitive Binding Assay'
competitive binding assayType: Term
1. general term for an assay in which a substance competes for labeled versus unlabeled ligand; following separation of free and bound ligand, the concentration of unlabeled ligand is inversely proportional to the amount of labeled bound ligand. Values are compared with known standards.
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