Proteins in Saliva Could Be Potential Non-invasive Biomarkers, Mouse Study Suggests

Proteins in Saliva Could Be Potential Non-invasive Biomarkers, Mouse Study Suggests

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Proteins in Saliva Could Be Potential Non-invasive Biomarkers, Mouse Study Suggests

Certain proteins in saliva are found at significantly different levels in mice modeling Sjögren’s syndrome as compared with healthy animals, and may serve as promising biomarkers for the chronic autoimmune disorder, a study found. If the findings are confirmed in humans, they could advance a method to diagnose Sjögren’s using saliva samples, a non-invasive approach that also is practical and easy to use. The study, “Proteomic profiling of saliva reveals association of complement system with primary…

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