Published in Hepatitis Weekly, March 14th, 2005
According to a study from France, "surface-enhanced laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (SELDI-TOF MS) is a proteomic technique that enables the profiling of proteins present in any biological material studied. We used this approach to identify new biomarkers of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the sera of patients with cirrhosis."
"Sera from 82 patients with cirrhosis, either without (n=38) or with (n=44) HCC, were analyzed by SELDI-TOF MS, and the results of the two groups were compared," V. Paradis and colleagues, Beaujon Hospital, Anatomical...
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