IHC [also called ImmunoHistoChemistry]

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(EYE AYCH SEE)

The science that develops specific antibodies to fight disease, or to mark and detect disease with specific antigens or receptors. For example, the IHC test can be used to detect hormone receptors and the presence of too much HER2/neu protein in breast cancer cells.

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Audio contributed by: Jennifer Lewis

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