Assay of Protein and Polypeptide Hormones

Assay of Protein and Polypeptide Hormones

International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences

1st Edition - January 1, 1970

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  • Authors: H. Van Cauwenberge, P. Franchimont
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483145969

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International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology, Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences, Volume 33: Assay of Protein and Polypeptide Hormones focuses on the assays of protein and polypeptide hormones. 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 oxytocin. Concerns include radioimmunoassay, standards of thyrotropin, immunoassay of hypophyseal gonadotropins, and bioassay of prolactin. The book evaluates the assays of pancreatic hormones, such as insulin and glucagon. Chemical structure and properties of insulin and radioimmunoassay of glucagon are explained. The text also focuses on the assays of erythropoietin, renin, human chorionic gonadotropin, and human placental lactogen (HPL). Concerns include augmentation of red cell volume; biological application of renin assays; and similarities and differences between hypophyseal somatotropin and HPL. The selection is a valuable source of data for readers interested in the assays of protein and polypeptide hormones.

Table of Contents


  • Contents

    I. Introduction

    II. General Principles of Protein and Polypeptide Hormone Assay

    Chapter 1. Biological Methods

    Chapter 2. Immunological Methods

    III. Assay of Hypophyseal Hormones

    Chapter 3. Growth Hormone

    Chapter 4. Adrenocorticotropin (ACTH)

    Chapter 5. Thyrotropin

    Chapter 6. The Gonadotropins

    Chapter 7. Prolactin

    Chapter 8. Vasopressin and Oxytocin

    Part I. Bioassays

    Part II. Radioinmiunoassays

    IV. Assay of Pancreatic Hormones

    Chapter 9. Insuhn

    Chapter 10. Glucagon

    V. Assay of Renal Hormones

    Chapter 11. Erythropoietin

    Chapter 12. Renin

    VI. Assay of Hormones Regulating the Metabolism of Phosphorus and Calcium

    Chapter 13. Parathormone

    Chapter 14. Thyrocalcitonin

    VII. Assay of Placental Hormones

    Chapter 15. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

    Chapter 16. Human Placental Lactogen

    Subject Index

    Other Titles in the Division

Product details

  • No. of pages: 250
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1970
  • Published: January 1, 1970
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483145969

About the Authors

H. Van Cauwenberge

P. Franchimont

About the Editors

P. Alexander

Z. M. Bacq

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