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DEVELOPMENT OF AN IMMUNOPRECIPITATION ASSAY

AIM: Antibodies against voltage-gated calcium channels (VGCC) cause the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome and are often indicative for the presence of a lung carcinoma. There is an urgent need to develop a non-radioactive method for detecting these antibodies. We propose to create a rapid and efficient method for the diagnosis of the Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome using fluorescently-tagged VGCC.

Charity information: Myasthenia Gravis Association

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