The International Reference Reagent for insulin-like growth factor-I.

@article{Bristow1990TheIR,
  title={The International Reference Reagent for insulin-like growth factor-I.},
  author={Adrian F. Bristow and Randall Gooding and Rose E. Gaines Das},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={1990},
  volume={125 2},
  pages={191-7}
}
Three preparations of recombinant DNA-derived insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) were obtained, prepared in ampoules coded 86/522, 86/720 or 87/518, and evaluated as candidate International Reference Reagents in an international collaborative study (nine laboratories in four countries) in response to a request by the World Health Organization (WHO). Immunoassay dose-response curves for each of the three preparations did not in general differ significantly from those of local standards or from… CONTINUE READING

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