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Hormone assays in biological fluids

Hormone assays in biological fluids

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Published by Humana Press in Totowa, NJ .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Michael J. Wheeler, J.S. Morley Hutchinson.
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LC ClassificationsQP
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22724018M
ISBN 101588290050

Growth hormone binding proteins in biological fluids. Functional aspects. Growth hormone binding protein and disease. Assays for the growth hormone binding Cited by: Hormone assays in biological fluids / edited by Michael J. Wheeler, Consultant Clinical Scientist, The Old Dairy, Exmouth, UK. Second edition. Access via Springer for Pitt and UPMC users.

An initial step involved a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) workshop with Endocrine Society participation, which outlined key principles regarding hormone assays. This motivated the ES to hold a consensus conference in and to spearhead the establishment of a coalition of organizations dedicated to standardizing. A hormone (from the Greek participle ὁρμῶν, "setting in motion") is any member of a class of signaling molecules, produced by glands in multicellular organisms, that are transported by the circulatory system to target distant organs to regulate physiology and behavior. Hormones have diverse chemical structures, mainly of three classes: eicosanoids.

Language: English ISBN: (alk. paper), (alk. paper), (e-ISBN), (e-ISBN) LCCN: MeSH: Biological Assay/methods; Body Fluids/chemistry; Hormones/analysis*; Immunoassay/methods Publication Type(s): Laboratory Manuals Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Hormones are signaling molecules secreted by the endocrine glands and are tranported in the bloodstream to regulated various physiological processes. Our Hormone Assays provide a convenient way to quantify these imnportant molecules in plasma, serum, or other biological samples.


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In Hormone Assays in Biological Fluids, expert researchers who have developed and applied significant new assays describe in step-by-step detail readily reproducible methods for measuring a broad variety of hormones, related peptides, and synthetic steroids in various biological fluids. Hormone Assays in Biological Fluids, Second Edition reviews common techniques used to measure hormones as well as relatively new methods such as tandem mass spectrometry.

Additionally, subsequent chapters detail methods for a broad range of hormones; Techniques and principles covered are transferable to a wide range of substances across : Paperback.

In summary, this book is written by knowledgeable experts in the field of hormone analysis in biological fluids. It provides a valuable collection of assays, described in a practical way, so they can be rapidly implemented by laboratorians looking for hormone assays suitable for research purposes or as alternatives to commercial immunoassays."Brand: Humana Press.

Hormone Assays in Biological Fluids, Second Edition reviews common techniques used to measure hormones as well as relatively new methods such as tandem mass spectrometry.

Additionally, subsequent chapters detail methods for a broad range of hormones; Techniques and principles covered are transferable to a wide range of substances across species. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Immunoassay techniques / Michael J. Wheeler --High-performance liquid chromatography for hormone assay / John W.

Honour --Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry / John W. Honour --An introduction to PCR techniques / Gill Rumsby --Methods for. Hormone Assays in Biological Fluids, Second Edition reviews common techniques used to measure hormones as well as relatively new methods such as tandem mass spectrometry.

Additionally, subsequent chapters detail methods for a broad range of hormones; Techniques and principles covered are transferable to a wide range of substances across : Michael J. Wheeler. Hormone Assays in Biological Fluids by Michael J.

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Publication date Adrenocorticotropic hormone and related peptides / Les A. Perry -- Measurement of glucocorticoids in biological fluids / Geoff Holder -- Urinary steroid profiling / Norman F.

Taylor -- Measurement of aldosterone in blood / Marion L. Cawood -- Measurement of plasma renin activity. Consequently, there is no chapter dedicated to liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry, despite the fast-growing interest in the use of this technology for quantitative hormone analysis.

In summary, this book is written by knowledgeable experts in the field of hormone analysis in biological fluids, who have developed assays tailored to Author: Linda M. Thienpont. A hormonal assay test is performed to give an indication of metabolic processes and conditions, or ‘hormone imbalance’.

Many hormones can be measured (assayed) in the blood, including male and female sex hormones (oestrogen, progesterone, testosterone) and hormones secreted by other glands such as the parathyroid and adrenal glands.

The selection first discusses the general principles of protein and polypeptide hormone assays, including conditions and basic factors for bioassays and status of biological assays. The book looks at the assays of hypophyseal hormones, such as growth hormones, adrenocorticotropin (ACTH), thyrotropin, gonadotropins, prolactin, vasopressin, and.

A bioassay is an analytical method to determine concentration or potency of a substance by its effect on living cells or tissues. Bioassays are quantitative biological assays used to estimate the potency of agents by observing their effects on living animals (in vivo) or tissue/cell culture systems (in vitro).

A bioassay experiment can either be qualitative or quantitative, direct or indirect. Immunological Properties of Protein Hormones covers the proceedings of the International Endocrinological Symposia on Immunological Properties of Protein Hormones, held in Rome, Italy. This symposium is organized under the auspices of Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and of Consiglio Nazionale delle Rieerche Rome.

Table of Contents for Hormone assays in biological fluids / edited by Michael J. Wheeler, J.S. Morley Hutchinson, available from the Library of Congress. Hormone assays come at a cost in terms of collection and processing materials, reagents, and work hours invested, and researchers need to factor in this cost when planning their studies and.

A hormone assays test is performed to give an indication of metabolic processes and conditions or 'hormone imbalance’. Many hormones can be measured (assayed) in the blood, including male and female sex hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone) and hormones secreted by other glands such as the parathyroid and adrenal glands.

Hormone Assays In Biological Epub Book Keywords: Hormone,Assays,In,Biological,Fluids Epub Book Created Date: +02'00'. hormone assay: A blood test to assess endocrine system status. See also: assay. Authoritative and easily accessible, Hormone Assays in Biological Fluids, Second Edition will serve students, technologists, laboratory scientists, and researchers looking to apply, or attain a.Accurate hormone assays will lead to fewer medical errors, eliminate the need for costly repeat testing, and reduce unnecessary healthcare costs.

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