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IVD Test Reagent/Kits, Immunoassay, Diabetes, Glucagon

Definition : Immunoassay reagents intended to perform qualitative and/or quantitative analyses on a body fluid sample (e.g., serum, urine) to determine glucagon, a polypeptide secreted by the alpha-cells of the pancreas. Glucagon stimulates the production of glucose and the oxidation of fatty acids in the liver. Increased levels of glucagon are present in patients with mild diabetes mellitus, and in other diseases such as cirrhosis and renal failure; high levels of glucagon (typically more than 500 ng/L) are also found in patients with pancreatic alpha-cell tumors (i.e., glucagonoma).

Entry Terms : "Glucagon Determination Reagents" , "Reagents, Immunoassay, Diabetes, Glucagon"

UMDC code : 19877

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ALPCO Diagnostics

Company Type: Parent

ALPCO distributed one product in the United States. Within a decade of its founding, ALPCO partnered with more than 40 manufactures and grew its distribution network throughout North America. To further meet the needs of its customers, ALPCO expanded in 2004 with the advent of its Research and Development Division. Within three years, ALPCO launched its first line of organically developed enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kits for insulin. Since then, ALPCO has solidified its place in the domestic and international markets not only as a distributor, but also as a developer and manufacturer of immunoassays.

BioVision Inc

Company Type: Parent

Mayo Medical Laboratories

Company Type: Parent

PerkinElmer Inc

Company Type: Parent

As a global technology leader, PerkinElmer is taking action to harness the power of insights and transform them into knowledge to deliver innovative, differentiated solutions for our customers. From critical therapeutic and disease research and prenatal screening, to environmental testing and industrial monitoring, we are actively engaged in improving health and advancing quality and longevity of life all around the world.

Rowley Biochemical Inc

Company Type: Parent

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