Core Facilities


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  • Analytical and Assay Core Current RIA

    Current radioimmunoassays

     RadioimmunoassaysSample volume
    required (ml)
    Anticoagulants for 
    plasma samples
    Angiotensin IExactly 0.2 or 0.5EDTA
       

    Plasma Renin Activity (PRA) 

    Exactly 0.2 or 0.5EDTA
       
    Renin substrateExactly 0.5 or 1.0EDTA
       
    Angiotensin IIExactly 1.0 or 2.0EDTA
       
    Corticosterone>0.25None or Heparin
       
    Cortisol>0.25None or Heparin
       
    Insulin (human/dog)0.5 or 1.0None
       
    Insulin (rat/mouse)>0.25EDTA, None or Heparin
       
    ACTH>0.25EDTA
       
    Aldosterone>1.0, minimum > 0.5  None or Heparin
       
    Leptin (rat/mouse)>0.25EDTA or Serum
       
    Estradial (Rat)>0.5Serum or EDTA
       
    Testosterone>0.25None or Heparin