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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Kewal K. Jain
    Pages 1-21
  3. Kewal K. Jain
    Pages 23-72
  4. Kewal K. Jain
    Pages 73-85
  5. Kewal K. Jain
    Pages 115-188
  6. Kewal K. Jain
    Pages 189-326
  7. Kewal K. Jain
    Pages 327-396
  8. Kewal K. Jain
    Pages 397-432
  9. Kewal K. Jain
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  10. Kewal K. Jain
    Pages 443-457
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 459-492

About this book

Introduction

Of the thousands of biomarkers that are currently being discovered, relatively few are being validated for further applications, and the potential of a biomarker can be quite difficult to evaluate. To aid in this imperative research, Dr. Kewal K. Jain’s Handbook of Biomarkers thoroughly describes many different types of biomarkers and their discovery using various "-omics" technologies, such as proteomics and metabolomics, along with the background information needed for the evaluation of biomarkers as well as the essential procedures for their validation and use in clinical trials. With biomarkers described first according to technologies and then according to various diseases, this detailed book features the key correlations between diseases and classifications of biomarkers, which provides the reader with a guide to sort out current and future biomarkers.

Comprehensive and cutting-edge, The Handbook of Biomarkers serves as a vital guide to furthering our understanding of biomarkers, which, by facilitating the combination of therapeutics with diagnostics, promise to play an important role in the development of personalized medicine, one of the most important emerging trends in healthcare today.

Keywords

Diagnostic assays Diseases Drug discovery targets Molecular biomarkers Personalized medicine Pharmacogenetics and genomics Proteomics and metabolomics diagnostics infectious disease infectious diseases neurotoxicity

Authors and affiliations

  • Kewal K. Jain
    • 1
  1. 1.Jain PharmaBiotechBaselSwitzerland

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