Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery

February 9, 2007|
Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery by Mahmoud H. Hamdan
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Tools, techniques, and progress in cancer biomarkers discovery

The completion of a number of gene sequencing projects, recent advances in genomic and proteomic technologies, and the availability of powerful bioinformatics tools have led to promising new avenues and approaches in the search for cancer biomarkers. This book provides a comprehensive overview of current methodologies and technologies. It discusses biomarker discovery as a whole, rather than focusing on one specific marker or cancer. With information on both existing and potential biomarkers, Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for Discovery:
* Provides insights into the current technological platforms for biomarker discovery, including mass spectrometry combined with multidimensional chromatography, DIGE, and various chip technologies
* Includes a detailed discussion of protein networks and protein phosphorylation in cancer
* Details the use of imaging mass spectrometry, laser capture microdissection, serial analysis of gene expression, enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays, protein microarrays, antibody-based microarrays, and bioinformatics
* Covers the emerging role of surface-enhanced laser desorption ionization (SELDI) and various tagging and labeling strategies
* Discusses related regulatory and ethical issues

With a wealth of information that can be applied to a broad spectrum of biomarker research projects, this is a core reference for biomarker researchers, scientists working in proteomics and bioinformatics, pharmaceutical scientists, oncologists, biochemists, biologists, and chemists.
MAHMOUD H. HAMDAN, PhD, FInstP, is the head of the Mass Spectrometry and Separation Technologies Laboratory at GlaxoSmithKline in Verona, Italy. He is a coauthor of Proteomics Today: Protein Assessment and Biomarkers Using Mass Spectrometry, 2D Electrophoresis, and Microarray Technology, also from Wiley.
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Title:Cancer Biomarkers: Analytical Techniques for DiscoveryFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:408 pages, 9.6 X 6.4 X 1 inShipping dimensions:408 pages, 9.6 X 6.4 X 1 inPublished:February 9, 2007Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471745162

ISBN - 13:9780471745167

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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