NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – While widespread clinical implementation likely remains some ways off, MALDI imaging technology and workflows have advanced to the point where they can feasibly be used for pathology applications, suggested a leading researcher in the field.

Until recently, "the pieces weren't all in place on the mass spec side," said Richard Drake, director of the Medical University of South Carolina Proteomics Center, where he has been working to apply imaging mass spec to glycoprotein cancer biomarkers.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.