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Detection of Chemotherapy-Resistant Pancreatic Cancer Using a Glycan Biomarker, sTRA

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A subset of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinomas (PDACs) is highly resistant to systemic chemotherapy, but no markers are available in clinical settings to identify this subset. We hypothesized that a glycan biomarker for PDAC called sTRA could be used for this purpose.

We tested for differences between PDACs classified by glycan expression in multiple systems: sets of cell lines, organoids, and isogenic cell lines; primary tumors; and blood plasma from human subjects. Read more . . .

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