Quantitation of cytoplasmic tubulin by radioimmunoassay

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Science  05 Aug 1977:
Vol. 197, Issue 4303, pp. 578-580
DOI: 10.1126/science.877574


A radioimmunoassay has been developed for the quantitation of crytoplasmic tubulin. It measures tubulin between 20 and 1500 nanograms and does so independently of decay in colchicine-binding activity. In addition, the state of tubulin as subunit or polymer does not alter the measurement.