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Biomarkers: A general review

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A biomarker is a biological observation that substitutes for and ideally predicts a clinically relevant endpoint or intermediate outcome that is more difficult to observe. The use of clinical biomarkers is easier and less expensive than direct measurement of the final clinical endpoint, and biomarkers are usually measured over a shorter time span. They can be used in disease screening, diagnosis, characterization, and monitoring; as prognostic indicators; for developing individualized therape...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/cpph.19

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
ORCID:
0000-0003-1139-655X
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ORCID:
0000-0003-3769-1346
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons, Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Current Protocols in Pharmacology Journal website
Volume:
76
Issue:
1
Pages:
9.23.1-9.23.17
Publication date:
2017-03-17
Acceptance date:
2017-03-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1934-8290
ISSN:
1934-8282
Pubs id:
pubs:846615
URN:
uri:ef4fb7fa-eb44-4b77-bb9c-c95233a256af
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uuid:ef4fb7fa-eb44-4b77-bb9c-c95233a256af
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pubs:846615

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