Radioimmunoassay Created


A radioimmunoassay made to detect alpha-fetoprotein, a tumor marker often found in higher concentrations in those with liver and testicular cancer, was created for screening purposes by Ruoslahti and Seppala.1

  • 1Ruoslahti, E. and Seppala M. "Studies of Carcino-Fetal Proteins: III. Development of a Radioimmunoassay for ±-Fetoprotein. Demonstration of ±-Fetoprotein in Serum of Healthy Human Adults." International Journal of Cancer. 8 (1971): 374-383. [PUBMED]