M. A. Al-Awqati

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THE PRODUCTION by human tumours of a variety of substances, widely known today as "tumour markers", is now well recognized and could, at least in theory, provide a biochemical index to facilitate cancer detection and treatment. Unfortunately , no tumour marker has yet been found which is specific for malignant disease, and their value is minimal in the(More)
development of a radioimmunoassay for a new and apparently unique adrenal-seminal-pituitary protein (ASP) has been described (Al-Awqati et al., 1979a,b). ASP is a protein with a mol. wt of about 25,000 and an electrophoretic mobility in the pre-albumin region. The exact biological function of ASP is unknown, though recent evidence of increased serum levels(More)
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