Determination of Androgens by Competitive Protein-Binding Method and Radioimmunoassay

  • S. H. Hasan
Part of the Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie/Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 35 / 2)


Recent developments in methodology, particularly the application of competitive protein-binding and radioimmunological assay techniques, have revolutionised research in various aspects of endocrinology. Work on disorders of androgen secretion has been hindered by the lack of sensitive and specific methods for measuring androgens. The methods reported before the introduction of the two newer methods mentioned above were tedious, difficult, expensive and in some instances unreliable. They were therefore unsuitable for diagnostic purposes.


Plasma Testosterone Reproductive Endocrinology Competitive Protein Binding Competitive Protein Binding Assay Plasma Protein Fraction 
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