-> Diagnostic or Prognostic Factor
A variation in cellular or biochemical components or processes, structures, or functions that is objectively measurable in a biological system and that characterizes normal biologic processes, pathogenic processes, an organism's state of health or disease, likelihood of developing a disease, prognosis, or response to a particular therapeutic intervention. Biomarkers include but not limited to such phenotypic parameters as specific enzyme or hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype, presence or absence of biological substances.
Biomarker, Biological Marker, Biological Markers, Biomarkers, Marker, Molecular Marker, Signature Molecule, biomarkers, marker
Terms in Biomarker categoryDifferentiation AntigenDisease MarkerEnd PointGenomic BiomarkerMetabolic MarkerMolecular SignaturePrognostic MarkerRisk MarkerT-Cell MarkerValid Biomarker
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