DRG 17-OH-Progesterone, 96 Wells
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Manufacturer: DRG International Inc.
Model: 17-OH-Progesterone, 96 Wells
Product Code: EIA-1292
The DRG 17-α-OH Progesterone, 96 wells provides materials for the quantitative determination of 17-α-OH Progesterone in serum. This assay is intended for in vitro diagnostic use only. To purchase this product conveniently and affordably, you have come to the right place. We are Block Scientific, one of the more popularly known laboratory equipment dealers in Bellport, New York.
17 OH Progesterone Assay
The DRG 17-α-OH Progesterone, 96 wells hormone assay is a quality hormone assay, just one of the items in our collection of ELISA Kits and antibodies.
Reagents provided – microtiterwells, control low & high, Standard (Standard 0-6), substrate solution, enzyme conjugate, wash solution, stop solution Storage – When stored at 2 °C to 8 °C unopened reagents will retain reactivity until expiration date.
Summary and Explanation
The steroid 17-α-Hydroxyprogesterone (17-α-OHP) is produced by both the adrenal cortex and gonads. Even though 17-α-OHP has relatively little progestational activity, it is of intense clinical interest because it is the immediate precursor to 11-desoxycortisol (Cpd-S). Because Cpd-S is produced by 21-hydroxylation of 17-α-OHP, measurement of 17-α-OHP is a useful indirect indicator of 21-hydroxylase activity. In congenital 21-hydroxylase deficiency, the most common variety of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), 17-α-OHP is secreted in abundant excess. It is moderately elevated in the 11-β-hydroxylase deficiency as well. Measurement of 17-α-OHP is therefore valuable in the initial diagnosis of CAH.