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Apolipoprotein A-II

Analyte: Apolipoprotein A-II

Specimen Type: Serum, Inquire for addtional option(s)

Optimum Volume: 0.5 mL

Stability:

2-8°C -20°C -70°C
Unstable* N.A.* N.A.*

Reporting units: mg/dL

Method: Immunoturbidimetric

Biological or Clinical Significance:

Apolipoproteins are the protein components of lipoproteins in plasma and determine the structure, function, and metabolism of lipoproteins. Apolipoprotein A-I and A-II constitute about 90% of the total HDL protein. The ratio of Apo A-I to Apo A-II in HDL is about 3:1. Apo A-I and Apo A-II modulate HDL metabolism. Apo A-I and Apo A-II also function as cofactors of LCAT in the conversion of free cholesterol to cholesterol esters.

Principle of Test Method:

The Apo A-II assay is an automated immunoturbidimetric method.

*Please contact PBI for further information on stability.

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