Portraits in Proteomics

Janssen, Deborah
April 2004
Bio-IT World;Apr2004, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p50
Academic Journal
Presents information on identifying protein biomarkers to help detect and diagnose cancer in the U.S. Efforts of biotechnology companies to search for proteins that may serve as biomarkers for early detection of cancer; Conduction of complementary protein-specific antigen tests among cancer patients; Assertion of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) - Food and Drug Administration Clinical Proteomics Program on the use of mass spectrometry; Collaboration of the National Institute of Standards and Technology with the NCI to validate early detection cancer biomarkers. INSETS: Nuclear Weapons;Peak Performance;Resources to Enhance Biomarker Discovery.


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