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The use of blood mRNA technology to detect abuse with GH and IFG-I in sport
Project Title: The use of blood mRNA technology to detect abuse with GH and IGF-I in sport
Researchers: R.I.G. Holt (University of Southampton, UK), R. Swaminathan (King’s College, London, UK), D. Cowan (WADA Accredited Laboratory, London, UK), P.H. Sönksen (University of Southampton, UK), E. Bassett (University of Kent, UK)
Year accepted: 2007
Summary: Although the aim of this pilot study will be to evaluate whether the measurement of mRNA in blood can be used to detect GH, this new technology could also be used in the fight against doping with other protein hormones.
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