Immunoassay of human chorionic gonadotropin, its free subunits, and metabolites.

@article{Cole1997ImmunoassayOH,
  title={Immunoassay of human chorionic gonadotropin, its free subunits, and metabolites.},
  author={Laurence A. Cole},
  journal={Clinical chemistry},
  year={1997},
  volume={43 12},
  pages={2233-43}
}
Multiple hCG-related molecules are present in pregnancy serum and urine samples. These include non-nicked hCG (the hormone), nicked hCG, hyper- and hypoglycosylated hCG, hCG missing the C-terminal extension, free alpha-subunit, large free alpha-subunit, free beta-subunit, nicked free beta-subunit, and beta-core fragment. Over 100 immunoassays are sold for… CONTINUE READING