Alkaline Phosphatase Fusion Proteins as Tags for Identifying Targets for Placental Ligands

  • Heiner Müller
  • Michael J. Soares
Part of the Methods in Molecular Medicine™ book series (MIMM, volume 122)


In this chapter, we describe protocols for the generation and characterization of alkaline phosphatase-ligand fusion proteins and their use as tools for the identification of specific ligand-receptor interactions.

Key Words

Alkaline phosphatase fusion protein SEAP protein tags placenta ligand-receptor interactions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heiner Müller
    • 1
  • Michael J. Soares
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of RostockRostockGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Maternal-Fetal Biology, Division of Cancer & Developmental Biology, Department of Pathology & Laboratory MedicineUniversity of Kansas Medical CenterKansas City

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