pregnancy serum


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pregnancy serum

Serum collected from pregnant women.
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QF-II was cleaved efficiently by recombinant PAPP-A, but not by an inactive mutated PAPP-A variant (E483Q) (25) or PAPP-A/ proMBP complex purified from pregnancy serum (21) (Fig.
05 FTi (IU/L) 158 107 65-191 Maternal pregnancy serum TSH (IU/L) 173 1.
The pregnancy serum samples were stored at -20 [degrees]C and all other clinical samples at -70 [degrees]C before use.
Sixteen monoclonal antibodies (mAbs)--mAbs A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, A9, A10, A11, A12, A13, A14, A15, and A16--specific for pregnancy serum PAPP-A were from HyTest Oy.
If available, the serum conservators provided the last pregnancy serum of the mother (n = 86); otherwise, samples from the postpartum period were provided (n = 334).
2]-mobile glycoprotein, was first identified in the early 1970s as a high-molecular weight constituent found in human late pregnancy serum (1).
In another type of study, stored maternal pregnancy serum was analyzed for sex hormone-binding globulin and total testosterone, and the female offspring, as adults, completed questionnaires about masculine and feminine behavior before their blood was analyzed (Udry et al.
Selecting human chorionic gonadotropin immunoassays: consideration of crossreacting molecules in first trimester pregnancy serum and urine.
Because of the high concentrations of free estrone and estriol in pregnancy serum, we had to confirm that no cross-reaction occurred when low concentrations of estradiol esters were determined.
Cole's early research included the original demonstration of the free [beta]-subunit of hCG in pregnancy serum (Cole et al.