Immunological Detection of Prostatic Acid Phosphatase: Five Years’ Experience

  • A. C. Jöbsis
  • G. T. B. Sanders
  • G. P. de Vries
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 53)


In 1976, a rabbit antiserum was raised in Amsterdam against that isoenzyme of acid phosphatase (EC which is usually designated prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP). The antigen used consisted of purified seminal plasma from vasectomized men. This antiserum has been extensively documented (1,2). The antiserum has been used principally in the field of histopathology and clinical chemistry.


Acid Phosphatase Prostatic Carcinoma Seminal Plasma Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Prostatic Acid Phosphatase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. Jöbsis
    • 1
  • G. T. B. Sanders
    • 1
  • G. P. de Vries
    • 1
  1. 1.The University HospitalAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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