PMID: 708574Sep 1, 1978Paper

Measurement of oestradiol receptors by five institutions on common tissue samples

British Journal of Cancer
R J KingM M Roberts


The soluble oestrogen-receptor content of common breast tumours has been measured by 5 different laboratories, each using their own assay procedure. Good agreement was achieved on whether a sample was positive or negative for oestrogen receptor. Qualitative differences between laboratories could be explained by differences in thiol-reagent content of assay medium and by the method of homogenization. Recommendations are made on some of the factors involved in the routine assay of receptors in breast tumours.


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