NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by Purdue University researchers has identified a set of candidate breast cancer biomarkers by analyzing the phosphoprotein content of circulating extracellular vesicles (EVs).

In a study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the scientists identified 144 phosphoproteins in plasma EVs that were more highly phosphorylated in breast cancer patients compared to healthy controls.

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