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2010-09-30 09:12:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers have identified biomarkers and protein signatures that are hallmarks of cancer at an early stage using aptamer-based proteomics array technology. This novel technology would enable better clinical diagnosis for two of the most aggressive and deadly forms of cancer -- pancreatic and mesothelioma.  Moreover, it would provide insight into new therapeutic targets. "Currently these cancers are detected at an advanced stage, where the possibility of cure is...

2010-09-28 20:51:00

Using a novel aptamer-based proteomics array technology, researchers and collaborators have identified biomarkers and protein signatures that are hallmarks of cancer at an early stage for two of the most aggressive and deadly forms of cancer "” pancreatic and mesothelioma. This technology would enable better clinical diagnosis at an earlier stage and may provide insight into new therapeutic targets, said Rachel Ostroff, Ph.D., clinical research director of Somalogic Inc. "Currently...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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