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Gold Nanobeacons Detect Sentinel Lymph Nodes

( -- Virtually every patient diagnosed with breast cancer or melanoma undergoes lymph node biopsy to determine if their cancer has begun spreading in the body. Taking this biopsy involves an invasive and uncomfortable ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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EphA4 -- the molecular transformer

( -- EphA4 is a protein which is attached to the surfaces of many types of human cells and plays a role in a wide range of biological processes. EphA4 functions by binding to ephrin ligands, cell surface proteins ...

dateOct 23, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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New tracer for better melanoma image

The Australian research published this week in the American Chemical Society's Journal of Medicinal Chemistry describes a new radiopharmaceutical tracer that promises to give clearer pictures of melanoma and could lead to ...

dateOct 06, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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