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Experimental diabetes in the baboon.
The object of the present study was to determine simultaneously aspects of hepatic and peripheral glucose metabolism in the intact baboon. Isotopic techniques were used to study glucose turnover rates, glucose recycling, ...
Apolipoprotein E allele distribution in a South African Indian female population : effect on the lipid profile.
Genetic polymorphism of apolipoprotein (apo) E has been shown to account for a significant amount of variance in plasma lipid and lipoprotein levels, thereby contributing to the incidence of cardiovascular disease across ...
Red cell membrane abnormalities in hereditary spherocytosis patients of KwaZulu-Natal.
Hereditary Spherocytosis (HS) is a common inherited haemolytic anaemia with variable clinical expression. Fifty subjects with HS from KwaZulu-Natal were studied with the aim of providing further information on the protein ...
Development of a monoclonal antibody-based immunoradiometric assay for the measurement of the free alpha-subunit of human chorionic gonadotrophin.
Almost a century has elapsed since the antigen-antibody interaction was first recognised as the basis of an immune response (Ehrlich, 1897). However, it was only in the 1930s, with the development of improved technologies ...
Characteristics of insulin receptors in a human lymphoblastoid cell line (Raji).
The notion that insulin binds to a specific site on the cell membrane was first proposed many years ago. However, experimental proof of a membrane bound insulin receptor did not come until the early 1970s when biologically ...