Biomarkers found for lymph node metastasis in oral cancer

Researchers at the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, and ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai have identified five biomarkers for lymph node metastasis in oral cancer. Two of the biomarkers are heritable DNA changes while three are somatic DNA alterations. Patients can be spared of lymph node dissection in the absence of the biomarkers. By looking … Continue reading Biomarkers found for lymph node metastasis in oral cancer

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ICGEB researchers identify distinct biomarkers for dengue, chikungunya

Researchers at Delhi’s International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) have identified specific metabolites that can potentially be used as biomarkers for distinguishing dengue and chikungunya infections and co-infection by these two viruses. The results were published in the journal Scientific Reports. Both the infections exhibit similar and overlapping symptoms in patients so making … Continue reading ICGEB researchers identify distinct biomarkers for dengue, chikungunya