The Laboratory Core will provide the assessments of soluble mediators, lymphocyte surface markers, hematological parameters and lymphocyte function in support of the scientific agenda of this Center. The following assays will be done by the Laboratory Core: Cortisol and catecholamines, norepinephrine (NE) and epinephrine (E) in urine. Testosterone, estradiol,. Estrone, sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate (DHEA-S) and NPY in plasma. Natural killer cell cytotoxicity (NKCC) against the tumor cell target, K562. NKCC against the tumor cell target, K562, after ex vivo exposure to interferon-gamma (IFN-gamma). Number and percent of NK (C56+CD3-), CD3+CD4+ and CD3+CD8+ lymphocytes using 4 color flow cytometry.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
5P50CA084944-02
Application #
6346068
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1)
Project Start
2000-09-01
Project End
2001-08-31
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2000
Total Cost
$295,888
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Miami Coral Gables
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Coral Gables
State
FL
Country
United States
Zip Code
33146
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