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11-Deoxycorticosterone - serum

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Eurofins Biomnis code

DOC

Synonyms

  • DOC
  • Corticosterone - 11-Deoxy
  • Deoxycorticosterone - 11

Clinic significance

Produced from progesterone under the effect of 21-hydroxylase, DOC is the immediate precursor of corticosterone and aldosterone. It has a mineralocorticoid action. Its assay is recommended in cases of 11-hydroxylase and 17-alpha-hydroxylase enzyme deficiencies, adrenal tumours and in arterial hypertension analysis.

Pre-analytical

  • 1 mL
  • Serum
  • Refrigerated

Further information

  • CIRCADIAN RHYTHM: This biological molecule has a circadian rhythm (maximum concentration in morning), with a sufficiently significant amplitude to have an important influence on the clinical interpretation

Methodology

Chromatography - Extraction - Radioimmunoassay

Turn around Time

2 weeks (if dilution/control needed - TAT 4 weeks)


Pathologist(s) in charge
Biomnis Paris
Specialty
Biochemistry
Contact(s)
Dr Jean Marc VANDERNOTTE
Dr Yanis BOUAMRA
Phone(s)
+331 49 59 63 01
+331 49 59 17 20

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