Radioimmunoassay of cholecystokinin in human plasma
A sensitive radioimmunoassay for cholecystokinin (CCK) has been developed. Porcine CCK-33 was labelled by conjugation with 125I-hydroxyphenyl-propionic acid succinimide ester. Antibodies were raised against porcine CCK-33 covalently coupled to egg albumin. Plasma samples were extracted with 96% ethanol prior to assay. Free and bound hormone were separated by dextran-coated charcoal. The antibodies bound CCK-8 and CCK-33 with equimolar potency. The assay detection limit was 1 pmol/l plasma. Within and between assay coefficients of variation were +/- 12.7 and 13.0% at mean plasma CCK concentrations of 13.2 and 13.6 pmol/l. The concentration of CCK in 47 normal fasting subjects ranged from undetectable to 22 pmol/l. Ingestion of a mixed meal in 9 normal subjects increased the plasma concentration from 8.3 +/- 2.5 S.E. to 24.4 +/- 6.5 pmol/l.
|Authors||Byrnes, D. J.;Henderson, L.;Borody, T.;Rehfeld, J. F. :|
|Publisher Name||CLIN CHIM ACTA|
|Published Date||1981-01-01 00:00:00|