alexa Measurement of serum proinsulin-like material: cross-reactivity of porcine and human proinsulin in the insulin radioimmunoassay.


Journal of Clinical & Medical Genomics

Author(s): Starr JI, Mako ME, Juhn D, Rubenstein AH

Abstract Share this page

Abstract The variation in cross-reactivity of human and porcine insulins and proinsulins was determined with a number of insulin antisera. The relative immunoreactivity of insulin and proinsulin with these antisera ranged from a ratio of 1.08 to 5.7 on a molar basis. The displacement curves of human insulin and proinsulin were not parallel, and the relationship of porcine and human proinsulin varied with different antisera. Sera with varying concentrations of PLM (proinsulin and its intermediate components) and serum PLM and insulin fractions (separated by gel filtration) were measured in two assays using the antisera which reacted most differently with human insulin and proinsulin standards. With the use of these two antisera, measurement of serum PLM against a human insulin standard gave different results, which were only partially corrected by reading the values from a human proinsulin standard. The magnitude of the serum IRI differences with these antisera was related to the proinsulin/insulin ratio in each sample. These results indicate the necessity for each laboratory to critically evaluate the reaction of their insulin antiserum with human proinsulin. In addition, measurement of serum PLM in terms of a insulin standard will give different results depending upon the particular antiserum used.
This article was published in J Lab Clin Med and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Medical Genomics

Relevant Expert PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals


1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version