NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,442 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- protein signature
- listen (PROH-teen SIG-nuh-cher)
- Information about all proteins that are made in blood, other body fluids, or tissues, at certain times. A protein signature may be used to find and diagnose a disease or condition and to see how well the body responds to treatment. Also called protein expression profile and proteomic profile.