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Designed to detect the T790M mutation in exon 20 of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene, the new assay will allow drug developers to investigate its reported association with acquired resistance and can act as a useful tool to predict drug response.
What that means is you need more-sensitive assays" to detect the molecules' presence, he says.
This is actually the most difficult fault to detect because of the numerous angles in which a broken wire can be laying on the web and thereby generating a large variety of signal types and amplitudes.
This additional time allows the otolaryngologist to detect any re-emergence of pathogens that were not eradicated.
Conventional metal detectors are used for most de-mining, but they are notoriously slow and inaccurate because they respond to all metal objects and don't detect most new landmines, which come covered in plastic.
Handheld and small area detectors usually detect radiation with sodium iodide and are less sensitive than large area portal systems.
Over four years of research and pilot studies by scientists at Fairway and The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) indicates the system can detect breast cancer tumors potentially as small as 2 millimeters, five time smaller than most malignant breast tumors detected currently.
ON GUARD On the battlefield--and to a lesser extent at home--an array of devices detects chemical and biological weapons and sends out a warning.
The NMP22[R] BladderChek([R]) Test, developed and commercialized by Matritech (Amex: MZT), detects elevated levels of the NMP22 protein in the urine, a sign of bladder cancer.
A typical electronic nose has two major components: a sensor that detects odors and a set of electronic components that interprets the resulting signals.
A doppler device detects the resulting tissue motion, and a video screen displays a color "map" of the contrasting vibrational patterns.