Reagents, Immunoassay, Protein, Elastase
Definition : Immunoassay reagents intended to perform qualitative and/or quantitative analyses on a body fluid sample (e.g., serum) to determine pancreatic elastase, a serine endopeptidase. There are two types of elastase: elastase I, which is anionic, and elastase II, which is cationic. The level of elastase 1 in serum is a specific indicator of pancreatitis; high levels are also associated with carcinoma of the pancreas. Measurements of elastase 1 in feces is also used for assessing the exocrine pancreatic function in cystic fibrosis patients.
Entry Terms : "Trypsin-alpha1-antitrypsin Determination Reagents" , "Trypsin-a1-Antitrypsin (Elastase) Determination Reagents" , "Free Elastase Determination Reagents" , "Elastase-Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Complex Determination Reagents" , "Elastase Determination Reagents"
UMDC code : 19813