Hydrocortisone in FCS

Joseph and Millie Camire slbl3 at cc.usu.edu
Wed Jul 3 20:36:45 EST 1996

> Subject:      [Hydrocortisone] in FCS?
> From:         Larry Winger <larry.winger at ncl.ac.uk>
> Date:         1996/06/21
> Message-Id:   <larry.winger-2106961550210001 at georgia.ncl.ac.uk>
> Organization: Clinical Biochemistry, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
> Newsgroups:   bionet.immunology
> Has anybody come across any determinations of cortisol concentrations in
> fetal calf serum?  GIBCO in Scotland couldn't tell me anything
> ('negligible' I believe was the response, but I'm interested in the
> sub-microgram/ml range, into which the term 'negligible' might fall).
> thanks
> Larry
> Larry 'wearing three hats in these cold times' Winger
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> law3 at student.open.ac.uk    PGCE Secondary Science, Teacher Trainee,OU


I believe the best database for serum components such as cortisol is 
Hyclone Labs.  What I have says cortisol concentrations are about 0.6 
ug/dL.  Their company newletter(Art to Science) has listings of serum 
component concentrations.  One I have is March 1986 Vol 5 Num 1.

Good Luck,

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