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Sensors 2012, 12(2), 2284-2308;

Biomarker Discovery by Novel Sensors Based on Nanoproteomics Approaches

Centro de Investigación del Cáncer/IBMCC (USAL/CSIC), Departamento de Medicina and Servicio General de Citometría, University of Salamanca, Salamanca 37007, Spain
Departamento de Química Analítica, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, University of Salamanca, Salamanca 37008, Spain
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 1 December 2011 / Revised: 20 January 2012 / Accepted: 14 February 2012 / Published: 16 February 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Biomarkers and Nanosensors: New Approaches for Biology and Medicine)
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During the last years, proteomics has facilitated biomarker discovery by coupling high-throughput techniques with novel nanosensors. In the present review, we focus on the study of label-based and label-free detection systems, as well as nanotechnology approaches, indicating their advantages and applications in biomarker discovery. In addition, several disease biomarkers are shown in order to display the clinical importance of the improvement of sensitivity and selectivity by using nanoproteomics approaches as novel sensors. View Full-Text
Keywords: biomarker; cancer; nanosensor; high-throughput techniques; microarray; proteomics biomarker; cancer; nanosensor; high-throughput techniques; microarray; proteomics

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Dasilva, N.; Díez, P.; Matarraz, S.; González-González, M.; Paradinas, S.; Orfao, A.; Fuentes, M. Biomarker Discovery by Novel Sensors Based on Nanoproteomics Approaches. Sensors 2012, 12, 2284-2308.

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