News tagged with biomarker

A 'super sensor' for cancer and CSIs

Like the sensitive seismographs that can pick up tremors of impending earthquakes long before they strike, a similar invention from Tel Aviv University researchers may change the face of molecular biology.

dateAug 03, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Bad mitochondria may actually be good for you

Mice with a defective mitochondrial protein called MCLK1 produce elevated amounts of reactive oxygen when young; that should spell disaster, yet according to a study in this week's JBC these mice actually age at a slower ...

dateJul 22, 2009 in Biochemistry
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A 'bionic nose' that knows

Both cancer cells and the chemicals used to make bombs can foil detection because they appear in trace amounts too small for conventional detection techniques. Tel Aviv University has developed the ultimate solution: a molecule ...

dateMar 30, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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Advance toward first saliva test for Type 2 diabetes

Scientists in Oregon and India are reporting an advance toward developing the first saliva test to diagnose and monitor effectiveness of treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Their report was published in the Jan. 2 issue of ACS' ...

dateJan 19, 2009 in
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