DEMONSTRATION BY DISC ELECTROPHORESIS OF THE LIPOPROTEIN CARRYING THE Lp(a) ANTIGEN IN HUMAN SERA

Authors

  • Henrik Garoff,

    1. Department of Serology and Bacteriology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland and Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
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  • Kai Simons,

    1. Department of Serology and Bacteriology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland and Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
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  • Christian Ehnholm,

    1. Department of Serology and Bacteriology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland and Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
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  • Kåre Berg

    1. Department of Serology and Bacteriology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland and Institute of Medical Genetics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
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Abstract

We have described a disc electrophoretic method for demonstrating the serum lipoprotein carrying the inherited Lp (a) antigen. This technique offers a supplement, and possibly an alternative, to the immunological method of Lp typing.

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