Simultaneous detection and quantification of six equine cytokines in plasma using a fluorescent microsphere immunoassay (FMIA)

SA Hall, D Stucke, B Morrone, D Lebelt, AJ Zanella

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Abstract

Cytokines are cell signalling proteins that mediate a number of different physiological responses. They are also biomarkers for inflammatory conditions and potential diagnostic references for diseases. Until recently, simultaneous quantification of cytokine profiles had not been possible. Now however, fluorescent microsphere immunoassays (FMIA) are able to measure multiple cytokines in a single sample. The following pro-inflammatory and anti inflammatory cytokines were quantified in equine plasma and serum samples: Interleukin (IL)-2, IL-4, IL-6, IL-10, Interferon (IFN)-γ, Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)241 - 248
Number of pages8
JournalMethodsX
Volume2
DOIs
Publication statusFirst published - 2015

Bibliographical note

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Keywords

  • Cytokine profile
  • Equine plasma
  • FMIA
  • Multiplex
  • Six-plex

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