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Researchers Develop New Technique for IDing Proteins Secreted by Cells
September 25, 2012
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for identifying the proteins secreted by a cell. The new approach should help researchers collect precise data on cell biology, which is critical in fields ranging from zoology to cancer research.
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