NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Researchers at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have identified an autoantibody signature that could prove useful in early detection of ovarian cancer.

Using high-density programmable protein microarrays, they identified autoantibodies to 12 protein antigens that could distinguish between ovarian cancer samples and controls. These markers are now being tested further through the National Cancer Institute's Early Detection Research Network, Karen Anderson, an ASU researcher and one of the leaders of the effort, told GenomeWeb.

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