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By comparing the salivary proteomes of younger and older women, John Yates and his colleagues find that protein expression is age-dependent. As they report in the Journal of Proteome Research, they fractionated parotid saliva from 14 women and then analyzed the samples using mass spec and MudPIT. They identified 532 proteins, but found that half were only expressed in a particular age group.

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