biomarkers


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biomarkers

[′bī·ō‚mär·kərz]
(geology)
Complex organic compounds found in oil, bitumen, rocks, and sediments that are linked with and distinctive of a particular source (such as algae, bacteria, or vascular plants); they are useful dating indicators in stratigraphy and molecular paleontology. Also known as chemical fossils; molecular fossils.
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Currently the most important applications of biomarkers are in drug discovery and development.
Professor Brown - working together with clinical trial groups, ethics committees and with support from Cancer Research UK - has carefully assembled tumor banks that will enable scientists in his lab, in collaboration with Orion, to find biomarkers for novel therapy selection and screening diagnostics and will expand Orion's exciting pipeline of diagnostic products.
The workshop focused on four topics: a) the challenge of applying new biotechnologies to the study of occupational cancer, b) markers of early biologic effect, c) inherited modifiers of risk, and d) applying genetic biomarkers to human studies.
A large number of companies with varying technical backgrounds are involved in biomarkers and 289 of these are profiled in part 2 of the report with classification into various categories.
1) Animal or epidemlology studies that explore the relationship between biomarkers of exposure and measures of subclinical disease (early biological effect or altered structure/function).
Transposition of the Great Arteries Tricuspid Atresia Congestive Heart Failure Etiology Cardiac Dysrhythmias Hypertension Risk Factors Effects of High Blood Pressure Blood Disorders Hyperlipidemia Biomarker Availability New Developments Total Market Size and Forecast Cardiovascular Disease and Blood Disorder Biomarker Market by Geographical Region Competitor Summary CHAPTER SIX: BIOMARKERS IN ENDOCRINE AND IMMUNE DISORDERS Overview The Endocrine System Hormone Function Hormone Synthesis
Much of the Arctic conference focused on biomarkers under development to measure exposures to pollutants, their effects, and variations in people's susceptibility to such effects.
A following section discusses the technologies (diagnostics and assays) to detect biomarkers and authors have emphasized the preclinical and clinical manifestation of the injury/disease process.
Biomarkers have great utility in the pharmaceutical industry as they can be used to deduce the pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationships of therapies as well as help in the determination of drug efficacy.
A large number of companies with varying technical backgrounds are involved in biomarkers and 263 of these are profiled in part 2 of the report with classification into various categories.
7 % from 2009 to 2014, driven by the high demand for the biomarkers in the field of drug discovery.
Industry Standard Research (ISR) today announced the release of The State of Biomarkers in Drug Development report.