Clinical value of protein-bound fucose in patients with carcinoma and other diseases.

@article{Lambana1976ClinicalVO,
  title={Clinical value of protein-bound fucose in patients with carcinoma and other diseases.},
  author={Satyadharma Lambana},
  journal={Gan},
  year={1976},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={
          379-88
        }
}
Protein-bound fucose content in sera from normal persons and patients with various malignant and non-malignant diseases was measured and statistically analyzed. Normal serum gave a mean value of 6.84 +/- 0.13 mg/100 ml, and rarely exceeded 9 mg/100 ml. Although no significant difference was found between sexes, there was a tendency of fucose content to decrease in older persons. It was noted that more than 90% of cancer-bearing patients have significantly higher level than critical value (9 mg… CONTINUE READING
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