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Jan 1, 1990

Millipore Licenses Neurofilament ELISA

  • Millipore (www.millipore.com) formed a collaboration with Gerry Shaw, Ph.D., from the University of Florida, and EnCor Biotechnology (www.encorbio.com) to develop and license an ELISA kit. The product measures the levels of pNF-H, a biomarker of axonal injury, in homogenates of tissues as well as samples of serum, CSF, and other bodily fluids.


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