Incstar unveils new parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) assay:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Incstar has unveiled its second generation parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) assay. PTHrP is the causative agent of humeral hypercalcaemia of malignancy, a condition which increases serum calcium to life threatening levels. The new kit is an immunoradiometric assay, whereas previously it was available as an RIA. The kit is only available for research use in the US and has not yet been registered in Europe or Japan.