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In Vitro and In Vivo Nonimaging Tests

  • Gopal B. Saha
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Abstract

The radioimmunoassay (RIA) method was first developed by S.A. Berson and R.S. Yalow in the late 1950s for the determination of insulin in human serum. The method is employed to determine numerous hormones, enzymes, antigens, and drugs in minute quantities (10–9 to 10–12 M) in human plasma in order to assess various disease conditions.

Keywords

Polycythemia Vera Pernicious Anemia Free Antigen Label Antigen Linear Standard Curve 
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Suggested Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopal B. Saha
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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