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Spit proteome

KUHF-FM, Sept. 5, 2009

Researchers have identified all the proteins found in saliva. That’s more than 1,000 different proteins, according to Norbert Herzog and David Niesel of UTMB’s Medical Discovery News. Benefits include simplifying lab tests, and screening of saliva for proteins associated with various cancers, diabetes and other diseases.

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