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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



protein expression profile  listen  (PROH-teen ek-SPREH-shun PROH-file)

  Information about all proteins that are made in blood, other body fluids, or tissues, at certain times. A protein expression profile may be used to find and diagnose a disease or condition and to see how well the body responds to treatment. Also called protein signature and proteomic profile.