Definition of biomarker in English:

biomarker

Line breaks: bio|mark¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪəʊmɑːkə(r)
 
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noun

A naturally occurring molecule, gene, or characteristic by which a particular pathological or physiological process, disease, etc. can be identified.
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  • Several biomarker studies have examined the impact of vitamin E supplementation on biomarkers of DNA damage.
  • Diet is an important variable in determining DNA damage biomarkers, specifically micronuclei.
  • In our laboratory we have adapted a similar strategy to that reported by Liu et al. to perform on-line sample dialysis and clean-up for several protein biomarkers.

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