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NACB - Scientific Shorts
NACB - Scientific Shorts (formerly NACB Blog)
By Angela M. Ferguson, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB
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Clinical Impact of the BuBc Slide RecalibOrtho Clinical Diagnostics’ method of measuring bilirubin is unique when compared to other commonly used methods.  The difference between the methods is the way different bilirubin fractions are measured or calculated.  Total bilirubin is measured with the T...(Read More)
By Gregg Wallis, PhD, CMgr.
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The classic paradigm of antibody structure is that a single mature plasma cell produces one type of immunoglobulin heavy chain and one type of immunoglobulin light chain. These are combined within the cell to produce a tetrameric molecule composed of two identical heavy chains and two identical lig...(Read More)
By Rojeet Shrestha, MS
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It is now well known that oxidation of lipids and lipoproteins have immense effects on the development of atherosclerosis. Since hydroperoxides are the major products of lipid peroxidation, its identification and measurement can provide valuable information, including primary prevention of coronary...(Read More)