Nothing Fishy Here: Researchers Explore Use of Human Biomarker to Study Head Injuries in Salmon | GenomeWeb

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are fishing for an answer.

In what they say is the first study examining a human-based biomarker to assess risk management in non-humans, researchers at PNNL recently applied alpha 2-spectrin, a protein biomarker associated with traumatic brain injuries in humans, to juvenile salmon.

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