Table 1

Densitometric analysis of molecular forms of caeruloplasmin in serum samples from normal adult cord and Wilson’s disease samples

Normal adultCord samplesWilson’s disease
132 kDa171.6 (6.5)127.8 (8.3)19.8 (17.7)
125 kDa159.8 (14.4)47.6 (26.8)2.1 (17.7)
  • Molecular forms of caeruloplasmin are shown in OD units in sera from normal controls, cord blood and Wilson’s disease samples. Densitometry was as previously described.11 Data are shown as mean (SEM), with number of samples and range below.