Protein Based

Immunohistochemistry

By far the most established method of detecting protein in cancer cells is immunohistochemistry (IHC) (Figure 21.2). This technique is widely employed in routine cancer diagnosis in surgical pathology, but it is also used for a number of assays to determine eligibility for directed therapy, or at least to assess the likelihood of efficacy for such therapies. A typical example of this is HER2/neu. Even though HER2

Facts:

22,X&Y chromosomes 3,300,000,000 bases ~10,000,000 SNPs

~40,000 "genes"

>1,500,000 "proteins"

Biologic Process:

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

A Disquistion On The Evils Of Using Tobacco

Among the evils which a vitiated appetite has fastened upon mankind, those that arise from the use of Tobacco hold a prominent place, and call loudly for reform. We pity the poor Chinese, who stupifies body and mind with opium, and the wretched Hindoo, who is under a similar slavery to his favorite plant, the Betel but we present the humiliating spectacle of an enlightened and christian nation, wasting annually more than twenty-five millions of dollars, and destroying the health and the lives of thousands, by a practice not at all less degrading than that of the Chinese or Hindoo.

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