The second edition of this handbook concentrates on the analysis of steroids in biological fluids. It offers analysis of low levels of steroid analytes in biological fluids. This new edition also provides an extra chapter on pharmaceutical aspects of steroid analysis. Coverage details spectroscopic and other methods, including UV and IR absorption spectroscopy, NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry, X-ray diffraction, chromatography and immunoassay of steroids.concentrations can vary in a pulsatile or circadian fashion, or over a longer time course as in the menstrual cycle, and this variability can ... Single measurements are often of little clinical value in diagnosis; steroid assays are performed as part of dynamic function tests, ... Be safe and environmentally a#39;friendlya#39; ac The key concepts now in widespread use and embodied within international standards andanbsp;...
|Author||:||Hugh L. J. Makin, D.B. Gower|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-06-04|