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Biomarker

Biological marker, generally refers to a measurable indicator of some biological state or condition. The term occasionally also refers to a substance whose presence indicates the existence of living organisms.

Biomarkers are often measured and evaluated to examine normal biological processes, pathogenic processes, or pharmacologic responses to a therapeutic intervention. Biomarkers are used in many scientific fields.

see Molecular biomarker

see Biochemical marker

see Glioblastoma biomarkers

see Tumor marker

Circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) are a new class of highly promising cancer biomarkers.

It is of great importance to seek further subclassifications in glioblastoma multiforme, biomarkers, and new treatment modalities to make a significant change in survival for individuals 1).

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Fekete B, Werlenius K, Örndal C, Rydenhag B. Prognostic factors for glioblastoma patients - a clinical population-based study. Acta Neurol Scand. 2016 Jun;133(6):434-41. doi: 10.1111/ane.12481. Epub 2015 Sep 11. PubMed PMID: 26358197.
biomarker.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/12 12:57 (external edit)