Protein profiling chips made a high-profile appearance at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting in San Francisco this week: A total of 25 different poster presentations at the conference have featured research with Ciphergen Biosystems’ ProteinChip platform, which is based on Surface Enhanced Laser Desorption/Ionization technology, a technique where chemically coated chips capture proteins, often contained in serum or a whole blood sample, then mass spectrometry is used to map them.

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