A high resolution, rapid procedure for alpha 1‐antitrypsin phenotyping

Bruce Budowle, Randall S. Murch

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An ultrathin‐layer polyacrylamide gel isoelectric focusing method is described for typing alpha 1‐antritrypsin. This method, which uses Pharmalyte pH 4.2–4.9 and a 9.5 cm or 7.0 cm inter‐electrode wick distance, clearly resolves the M1, M2, M3, S, Z and a number of rare variant allelic products. In addition, a rapid screening method for the detection of the Z, the most deficient variant, using a gel with an electrode wick distance of 5.0 cm, is also efficaceous in the detection of this and other rare allelic products.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)523-525
Number of pages3
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1985


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