NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have developed a mass spec workflow capable of measuring peptides in biological samples at zeptomolar concentrations.

According to Alex Kentsis, a pediatric oncologist at MSK and leader of the effort, the researchers are now implementing a CLIA version of the method that they plan to use in upcoming clinical trials to measure cancer signaling activity with the ultimate aim of guiding patient treatment.

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