The Estimation of Erythropoietin (Epo): Principles, Problems and Progress

  • P. Mary Cotes
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 8)

Summary

Assay methods and estimates of the concentration of erythropoietin in normal human serum, when determined by different methods, are reviewed. The heterogeneity of estimates is discussed in relation to the principles upon which valid assays are based. Similarities between preparations of erythropoietin, standard and test samples compared, may give rise to problems and these are discussed. Advances in assay technology are considered.

Keywords

Arthritis Carbohydrate Heparin Anemia Fractionation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Mary Cotes
    • 1
  1. 1.Section of HaematologyClinical Research CentreHarrow Middx.UK

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