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Binding of Steroids in Human Amniotic Fluid

  • Adolf E. Schindler
Part of the Monographs on Endocrinology book series (ENDOCRINOLOGY, volume 21)

Abstract

Proteins for binding, such as albumin, testosterone-estradiol-binding globulin (TEBG), and corticosteroid-binding globulin (CBG) are present in amniotic fluid [294]. The results of the measurements of the free fractions of the steroids were obtained by equilibrium dialysis, and the specific protein-bound fraction was calculated by the specific displacement with the charcoal absorption technique in pregnancies at 14–18 weeks of gestation [294]. The results are listed in Table 98.

Keywords

Amniotic Fluid Binding Capacity Albumin Concentration Free Fraction Equilibrium Dialysis 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adolf E. Schindler
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  1. 1.Universitäts-Frauenklinik TübingenTübingenFederal Republic of Germany

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