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Table 1 The limit of detection and intra- and inter-assay coefficients (CV) of variation for the hormone and cytokine assays

From: Age and sex dependent effects of early overnutrition on metabolic parameters and the role of neonatal androgens

  Detection limit (pg/ml) CV intra-assay (%) CV inter-assay (%)
Leptin 21.5 8.2 8.5
Insulin 51 7.3 9.8
Adiponectin 400 1.8 7.3
Testosterone 60 7.7 8.0
Estradiol <25 11.4 13.2
IL 6 9.8 10.4 14.2
IL1β 2.4 7.6 12.4
TNFα 4.5 9.2 11.1
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