Potential applications of UPCK™ Urine Protein Enrichment/Concentration Kit
Researchers Zurbig et al have published research in the journal Diabetes regarding urinary proteome analysis to predict diabetic nephropathy. Peptides and proteins in urine present from glomerular filtration, tubular secretion, epithelial cells in the kidney and urinary tract are a potential source of biomarkers for diabetic nephropathy and chronic renal disease.
Authors Theodorescu et al identified a urothelial carcinoma proteomic pattern model for predicting the presence of cancer and linked it to fibrinopeptide A-a, a biomarker of ovarian cancer and gastric cancer. Researchers also sequenced diagnostic polypeptides for urothelial carcinoma.
UPCK™ Urine Protein Concentration Kit has been especially optimized for proteomic studies of urine proteins.
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