biomarker

Type: Term Pronunciation: bī-ō-mark′ĕr Definitions: 1. A detectable cellular or molecular indicator of exposure, health effects, or susceptibility, which can be used to measure the absorbed, metabolized, or biologically effective dose of a substance, the response to the substance including susceptibility and resistance, idiosyn...
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biomarker

Indicator signaling an event or condition in a biological system or sample and giving a measure of exposure, effect, or susceptibility. Note: Such an indicator ...
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Biomarker

Biomarker: A biochemical feature or facet that can be used to measure the progress of disease or the effects of treatment.
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biomarker

<biochemistry> A specific biochemical in the body which has a particular molecular feature that makes it useful for measuring the progress of disease or the effects of treatment. ... (21 Mar 1998) ...
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biomarker

(bi´o-mahr″kәr) a biological molecule used as a marker for a substance or process of interest. tumor marker.
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biomarker

biomarker 1. A measurable indicator of a disease, or of vulnerability to a disease, that may or may not be causal. The term includes molecular, genetic, immunologic, and physiologic signals of events in biological systems that may appear in any of the various steps along the causation pathway of a disorder. 2. In toxicology, a physiological or pha...
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Biomarker

the variation, induced by a substance foreign to the body, in cellular or biochemical components or processes, structures, or functions that is measurable in a biological system or sample (McCarthy et al. 1990:2).
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biomarker

A biological molecule found in blood, other body fluids, or tissues that is a sign of a normal or abnormal process, or of a condition or disease. A biomarker may be used to see how well the body responds to a treatment for a disease or condition. Also called molecular marker and signature molecule.
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Biomarker

[cell] A biomarker, or Biological Marker, can be understood as a molecule that is present (or absent) from a particular cellular type. This facilitates the characterization of a cell type, their identification, and eventually their isolation. Cell sorting techniques are based on cellular biomarkers (for example, Fluorescent-activated cell s...
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Biomarker

[petroleum] Biomarkers are any of a suite of complex organic compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen and other elements such as oxygen, nitrogen and sulfur, which are found in crude oils, bitumens, petroleum source rock and eventually show simplification in molecular structure from the parent organic molecules found in all living organisms. ...
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Biomarker

A biomarker, or biological marker, generally refers to a measurable indicator of some biological state or condition. The term occasionally also refers to a substance whose presence indicates the existence of living organisms. Biomarkers are often measured and evaluated to examine normal biological processes, pathogenic processes, or pharmacologic ...
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Biomarker

[medicine] In medicine, a biomarker is a measurable indicator of the severity or presence of some disease state. More generally a biomarker is anything that can be used as an indicator of a particular disease state or some other physiological state of an organism. A biomarker can be a substance that is introduced into an organism as a means...
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Biomarker

the variation, induced by a substance foreign to the body, in cellular or biochemical components or processes, structures, or functions that is measurable in a biological system or sample (McCarthy et al. 1991:2).
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Biomarker

the variation, induced by a substance foreign to the body, in cellular or biochemical components or processes, structures, or functions that is measurable in a biological system or sample (McCarthy et al. 19912).
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biomarker

A substance sometimes found in the blood, other body fluids or tissues. A high level of biomarker may mean that a certain type of cancer is in the body. Examples of biomarkers include CA 125 (ovarian cancer), CA 15-3 (breast cancer), CEA (ovarian, lung, breast, pancreas and gastrointestinal tract cancers), and PSA (prostate cancer). Also called tum...
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Biomarker

A biochemical feature or facet that can be used to measure the progress of disease or the effects of treatment
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Biomarker

Used to indicate or measure a biological process; for example, levels of a specific protein in blood or spinal fluid. Detecting biomarkers specific to a disease can aid in the identification, diagnosis and treatment of affected individuals, as well as people who may be at risk but who do not yet have symptoms.
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