News tagged with protein markers

Diagnosing cancer, pregnancy complications

Based on their previous discovery of progesterone-induced blocking factor (PIBF), European scientists have developed a diagnostic assay that could be used to detect pregnancy complications or cancer.

Aug 16, 2012
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Breaking down cancer's defense for future vaccines

Researchers at the EPFL have identified an important mechanism that could lead to the design of more effective cancer vaccines. Their discovery of a new-found role of the lymphatic system in tumour growth ...

Feb 23, 2012
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Cancer gene therapy from camels

Nanobodies produced from camel blood have unique properties, which can be used in future drug development. New research published in Journal of Controlled Release confirms that camel blood can help scientists in the fight ...

Jul 14, 2011
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