Use of Combined Monoclonal Antibodies for the Immunochemical Determination of Apolipoproteins A–I and B in Human Plasma

  • Santica Marcovina
  • Alberico L. Catapano
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 210)


Plasma cholesterol level Is a risk factor for the development of coronary artery disease (1). Indeed, the cholesterol bound to low-density lipoprotein (LDL) appears to better correlate with the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) as compared to plasma cholesterol levels while the cholesterol bound to high-density lipoprotein (HDL) is inversely related to the risk of developing CHD.


Monoclonal Antibody Polyclonal Antiserum Familial Hypercholesterolemia Plasma Cholesterol Level Radial Immunodiffusion 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Santica Marcovina
    • 1
  • Alberico L. Catapano
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.S. Raffaele Scientific InstituteMilanItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Pharmacologycal SciencesMilanItaly

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