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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Fact.MR has announced the addition of the "High-Sensitivity Cardiac Biomarker Market Forecast, Trend Analysis, and Competition Tracking-Global Market Insights 2018 to 2028"report to their offering.
The global Cancer Biomarkers Market is expected to reach a value of USD 33.7 billion by 2025, based on a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.
Excelra, a data and analytics company, has launched its GOBIOM+ (Global Online Biomarker Database), which it claims to be the most comprehensive and high-quality biomarker intelligence platform, it was reported yesterday.
Biomarkers are also looked at to assist with studying different aspects of a disease.
Ampersand Capital Partners, a private equity firm located in Massachusetts, has announced the acquisition of biomarker development company Pacific Biomarkers, merging it with existing portfolio company NEOMED-LABS, the company said.
Neomed said the merger of Neomed -LABS and Pacific Biomarkers creates an expanded business with a broad set of capabilities, allowing the combined entity to better serve customers.
Biomarkers could also help with improved characterization of nutritional status in study volunteers.
"We anticipate that a completely new class of sensors for the monitoring of biomarkers will emerge from this," says the professor, so he is creating a start-up that will develop practical sensors and applications.
Drug developers suggest prioritizing qualification of biomarkers on the basis of their potential to expedite drug development and establishing a standardized evidentiary framework for biomarker qualification (2).
The amount of published literature on biomarkers has exponentially increased over the last two decades.
Biomarkers offer a potential prognostic or diagnostic indicator for disease manifestation, progression or both.
Curcumin and major depression: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial investigating the potential of peripheral biomarkers to predict treatment response and antidepressant mechanisms of change.