Radioimmunoassay for Acetylcholine

  • S. Spector
  • A. M. Felix
  • J. P. M. Finberg
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 24)


There are a number of analytical methods for the determination of tissue concentrations of ACh (4), and each of these various methods offers particular advantages. We would like to present a procedure for the development of a radioimmunoassay (RIA) for the neurotransmitter substance of the cholinergic nervous system, and preliminary data on the use of RIA to quantitate levels of ACh in guinea pig brain.


Myenteric Plexus Unlabelled Ligand Bovine Gamma Globulin Zealand Albino Rabbit Neurotransmitter Substance 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Spector
    • 1
  • A. M. Felix
    • 1
  • J. P. M. Finberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Roche Institute of Molecular Biology and Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc.NutleyUSA

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