A measurable substance in an organism whose presence is indicative of some phenomenon such as disease, infection, or environmental exposure: a biomarker that may predict aggressive disease recurrence in liver transplant recipients
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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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