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New technology for the development of molecular markers

By December 7, 2022February 14th, 2023No Comments

Georg Johnen, Thomas Brüning, IPA (Institut für Prävention und Arbeitsmedizin der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung)

The detection of specific proteins is the focus of many methods for the diagnosis of occupational diseases. The widely used ELISA is a reliable and precise method for protein detection, but it can be very time-consuming. A novel method is now being evaluated at the IPA that can significantly speed up the measurement of proteins and thus also the development of new ELISAs.

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This article is related to the MoMarFollow study to validate biomarkers for the early detection of asbestos-related mesotheliomas and lung tumors.

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