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A biomarker is a biological molecule found in blood, other body fluids, or tissues that is a sign of a normal or abnormal process, or of a condition or disease. A biomarker may be used to see how well the body responds to a treatment for a disease or condition. Also called molecular marker and signature molecule.
20 percent of people with chronic hepatitis C who receive a liver transplant will develop advanced cirrhosis

20 percent of people with chronic hepatitis C who receive a liver transplant will develop advanced cirrhosis

GRK5 protein plays important role in hypertension

GRK5 protein plays important role in hypertension

Common cancer susceptibility gene appears to be frequently acquired in metastatic lesions from colorectal cancer

Common cancer susceptibility gene appears to be frequently acquired in metastatic lesions from colorectal cancer

Potential biomarker that could be used to predict who might develop hepatic fibrosis

Potential biomarker that could be used to predict who might develop hepatic fibrosis

Presence of environmental chemicals in human milk does not necessarily indicate health risks for infants

Presence of environmental chemicals in human milk does not necessarily indicate health risks for infants

22 biomarkers that provide a more accurate screening for prostate

22 biomarkers that provide a more accurate screening for prostate

Eating lots of fruits and vegetables greatly reduces risk of developing pancreatic cancer

Eating lots of fruits and vegetables greatly reduces risk of developing pancreatic cancer

MRC call for proposals in experimental medicine

MRC call for proposals in experimental medicine

New tool to help unravel the function of an elusive DNA structure

New tool to help unravel the function of an elusive DNA structure

Enzyme in the blood that could be a potential marker for heart failure

Enzyme in the blood that could be a potential marker for heart failure

Cancer Research Technology licenses novel cancer diagnostic markers

Cancer Research Technology licenses novel cancer diagnostic markers

Gene expression levels may reveal stage of Huntington's disease

Gene expression levels may reveal stage of Huntington's disease

Analytical tool to help detect cancer

Analytical tool to help detect cancer

Activated Stat5 protein in prostate cancer can predict outcome, may help target treatment

Activated Stat5 protein in prostate cancer can predict outcome, may help target treatment

Researchers identify protein called EMP-1 that is present in the tumors of patients who fail to respond to treatment with gefitinib

Researchers identify protein called EMP-1 that is present in the tumors of patients who fail to respond to treatment with gefitinib

Power3 converts provisional patent applications

Power3 converts provisional patent applications

No single PSA level ensures safety from prostate cancer risk

No single PSA level ensures safety from prostate cancer risk

New search method could aid in the discovery of biomarkers for breast cancer

New search method could aid in the discovery of biomarkers for breast cancer

Researchers identify six genes associated with lymphocytic bronchitis - could mean new test, treatments

Researchers identify six genes associated with lymphocytic bronchitis - could mean new test, treatments

Curcumin has potent anticancer powers

Curcumin has potent anticancer powers