Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty Publications

Title

Is Sarcosine a Biomarker for Prostate Cancer?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-1-2011

Journal Title

Journal of Separation Science

ISSN

1615-9314

Volume

34

Issue

24

First Page

3619

Last Page

3621

DOI

10.1002/jssc.201100572

PubMed ID

22009695

Abstract

Sarcosine was suggested in a letter to Nature in 2009 as a biomarker for prostate cancer. This communication reviews what has been accomplished to date to determine whether sarcosine is or is not a biomarker for prostate cancer that can replace prostate-specific antigen tests.

Keywords

Biomarkers, tumor, male, prostatic neoplasms, sarcosine

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