Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Biomarker

Clinicians, scientists, and health care professionals use biomarkers or biological markers as a measure of a person’s present health condition or response to interventions. An ideal -biomarker should have the following criteria: (I) ability to detect fundamental features of the disease, (II) ability to differentiate from other closely related diseases, (III) ability to detect early stages and stages of progression, (IV) the method should be highly reliable, easy to perform and inexpensive, and (V) sample sources should be easily accessible from body. Most of the chapters in this book follow the basic principle of biomarkers.

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BiomarkerEdited by Tapan Khan

Published: April 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2376

ISBN: 978-953-51-0577-0

Copyright year: 2012

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23893 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

27 Dimensions Citations

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1. MicroRNAs are Novel Biomarkers for Detection of Colorectal Cancer

By Muhammad Imran Aslam, Maleene Patel, Baljit Singh, John Stuart Jameson and James Howard Pringle

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2. Epigenetics in Cancer: The Myelodysplastic Syndrome as a Model to Study Epigenetic Alterations as Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers

By Teresa de Souza Fernandez, André Mencalha and Cecília de Souza Fernandez

1914

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3. Biomarkers in Gastrointestinal Cancer: Focus on Colon, Pancreatic and Gastric Cancer

By Vanessa Deschoolmeester, Filip Lardon, Patrick Pauwels and Marc Peeters

1767

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4. Inorganic Signatures of Physiology: The X-Ray Fluorescence Microscopy Revolution

By Lydia Finney

1308

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5. Urinary Water-Soluble Vitamins as Nutritional Biomarker to Estimate Their Intakes

By Tsutomu Fukuwatari and Katsumi Shibata

1531

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6. Potential Muscle Biomarkers of Chronic Myalgia in Humans - A Systematic Review of Microdialysis Studies

By Björn Gerdle and Britt Larsson

1428

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7. Genotoxicity Biomarkers: Application in Histopathology Laboratories

By Carina Ladeira, Susana Viegas, Elisabete Carolino, Manuel Carmo Gomes and Miguel Brito

1640

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8. Biomarkers and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Psychiatry

By R. Lozano, R. Marin, A. Pascual, MJ. Santacruz, A. Lozano and F. Sebastian

1413

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9. A Comparison of Biomarker and Fingerprint-Based Classifiers of Disease

By Brian T. Luke and Jack R. Collins

909

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10. 8-Nitroguanine, a Potential Biomarker to Evaluate the Risk of Inflammation-Related Carcinogenesis

By Ning Ma, Mariko Murata, Shiho Ohnishi, Raynoo Thanan, Yusuke Hiraku and Shosuke Kawanishi

1421

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11. Profiling of Endogenous Peptides by Multidimensional Liquid Chromatography

By Egle Machtejeviene and Egidijus Machtejevas

1360

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12. Salivary Hormones, Immunes and Other Secretory Substances as Possible Stress Biomarker

By Shusaku Nomura

1285

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13. Novel Tissue Types for the Development of Genomic Biomarkers

By Zinaida Sergueeva, Heather Collins, Sally Dow, Mollie McWhorter and Mark L. Parrish

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14. Computer Simulation Model System for Interpretation and Validation of Algorithms for Monitoring of Cancer Patients by Use of Serial Serum Concentrations of Biomarkers in the Follow-Up After Surgical Procedures and Other Treatments - A Computer Simulation

By Flemming Lund, György Sölétormos, Merete Frejstrup Pedersen and Per Hyltoft Petersen

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15. Using miRNA as Biomarkers to Evaluate the Alcohol-Induced Oxidative Stress

By Yueming Tang, Christopher B. Forsyth and Ali Keshavarzian

1338

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16. The Discovery of Cancer Tissue Specific Proteins in Serum: Case Studies on Prostate Cancer

By Spiros D. Garbis and Paul A. Townsend

1266

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17. Serum Peptidomics

By Kaihua Wei, Qingwei Ma, Yunbo Sun, Xiaoming Zhou, Weirong Guo and Jian Yuan

1468

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