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Development and Application of Biomarkers

1st Edition

By Roger L. Lundblad

CRC Press

297 pages

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First introduced to biomedical research in 1980, the term biomarker has taken on a life of its own in recent years and has come to mean a number of things. In biomedical science, biomarker has evolved to most commonly mean a characteristic that can be used either as a diagnostic or a prognostic, but most significantly as a screening indicator for p

Table of Contents

History of Biomarkers. Application of Biomarkers in Diagnostics and Theranostics. The Use of Proteomics to Identify Biomarkers. Carbohydrate and Polysaccharide Biomarkers. Complex Biomarkers. Analytical Technologies Used in Biomarker Research. Microarrays and Biomarkers. Use of Solid Phase lmmunoassays for Biomarker Research. Validation Issues in Development and Application of Biomarkers. Comparison of Technologies Used to Identify Biomarkers. Glossary. References.

About the Author

Roger L. Lundblad is a highly accomplished expert in protein science and proteomics. He is well known for the rigorous application of classical protein science to more modern approaches and the development of a wealth of viable and practical applications. Dr. Lundblad is a native of San Francisco, California. He received his undergraduate education at Pacific Lutheran University and his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry at the University of Washington. After post-doctoral work in the laboratories of Stanford Moore and William Stein at the Rockefeller University, he joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1968 attaining the rank of Full Professor in 1976 He joined the Hyland Division of Baxter Healthcare in 1990.

Currently Dr. Lundblad is an independent consultant and writer in biotechnology in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is an adjunct Professor of Pathology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Editor-in-Chief of the Internet Journal of Genomics and Proteomics. He has authored and edited numerous books that focus both on advances in proteomics and modern applications as well as on the fundamentals of protein science. He recently co-edited Handbook of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fourth Edition.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED008000
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
MED071000
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCI049000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology