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Guest Post: Mesothelioma Research and Clinical Trials

admin May 21, 2012

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that most often affects the lining of the pleura (lungs) and peritoneum (abdominal cavity). In almost all cases, pleural and peritoneal mesotheliomas are caused by exposure to asbestos. This aggressive disease remains difficult to diagnose and treat. As a result, most patients are diagnosed in later stages, and… Continue Reading »


MTAP-ing into mesothelioma diagnostics

admin May 8, 2012

Proteintech’s anti-MTAP antibody (11475-1-AP) has appeared in several research papers detailing the potential diagnostic value of the methylthioadenosine phosphorylase (MTAP) protein. The latest paper to feature our MTAP antibody was published in Histopathology this month and describes the diagnostic value of detecting MTAP in a subset of mesothelioma. Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive… Continue Reading »

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