, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 643–644 | Cite as

Evidence for the existence of 2 types of α1-lipoprotein in amniotic fluid from pregnancies older than 20 weeks

  • D. O. E. Gebhardt
  • A. Beintema


We have found by means of crossed immunoelectrophoresis that amniotic fluid contains 2 types of α1-lipoprotein after the 20th week of pregnancy. Before that period the α1-lipoprotein profile of amniotic fluid resembles that of serum and migrates as one type only.


Amniotic Fluid 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. O. E. Gebhardt
    • 1
  • A. Beintema
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyUniversity HospitalLeiden(The Netherlands)

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