biosignature


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biosignature

(bī′ō-sĭg′nə-chər)
n.
1. A chemical or physical marker indicating the presence of life, especially something sought in geologic formations or in an extraterrestrial environment. Also called biomarker.
2. See biomarker.

biosignature

(bī″ō-sig′nă-chŭr) [ bio- + signature]
A particular group of proteins found in body fluid or tissue that identifies the tissue type or a molecular disease.
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To be confident of finding a large enough pool of exoplanets to search for biosignature gases, we require the ability to directly image exoplanets orbiting 1,000 or more of the nearest Sun-like stars," said Dr Seager.
The resolution needed to properly identify a genuine biosignature from a false positive would be impossible to obtain even with telescopes available in the foreseeable future, Rein asserted.
Probably the most compelling reason for selecting the biosignature means of verification is that we did not need to download any processing software; nor do the students," says Dana L.
Finding a biosignature, essentially a collection of biomarkers, that identifies people at risk from the disease, would enable physicians to make more informed decisions about patient care.
It is worth noting that such interpretations should always be made with the awareness that as our understanding increases, what was once assumed to be a biosignature may cease to be considered so in fight of new information.
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Researchers have now generated an extensive database of human samples in health and disease; they expect that microarray-based biosignature analysis of blood will help establish disease diagnosis, disease prognosis, and assessment of therapeutic responses.
For example, the company is partnering with the pharmaceutical industry to identify a biosignature - or biological indicator - may help physicians diagnose AD before the onset of clinical symptoms.
The researchers can detect this biosignature with the help of polarization filters, which function similarly to polarized sunglasses or 3D movie glasses.
ExoMars, which is currently under development by the ESA, is a robotic mission to Mars for searching possible biosignature of Martian life.
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