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In Vitro and In Vivo Nonimaging Tests

  • Gopal B. Saha

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. Currently, the method is employed extensively to determine numerous hormones, enzymes, antigens, and drugs in minute quantities (10-9-10-12 M) in human plasma in order to assess various disease conditions. The general term for this method in both immune and nonimmune systems is the competitive binding assay (CBA).

Keywords

Blood Volume Pernicious Anemia Competitive Binding Assay Free Antigen Label Antigen 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

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

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