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11. (US20160266148) Salivary Biomarkers For Diagnosis And Monitoring Of Type 2 Diabetes And Uses Thereof

Application Number: 15066941 Application Date: 10.03.2016
Publication Number: 20160266148 Publication Date: 15.09.2016
Publication Kind : A1
IPC:
G01N 33/68
CPC:
G01N 33/6893
G01N2333/47
G01N2333/4725
G01N2333/525
G01N2800/042
G01N2800/52
Applicants: Xinbin Gu
Howard University
Grace Robinson
Inventors: Xinbin Gu
Grace Robinson
Priority Data:
Title: (EN) Salivary Biomarkers For Diagnosis And Monitoring Of Type 2 Diabetes And Uses Thereof
Abstract:
(EN)

The disclosure relates to the identification of salivary biomarkers for diagnosis and monitoring of type 2 diabetes in a subject. Also provided are methods for noninvasively diagnosing and monitoring type 2 diabetes in a subject. More particularly, the expression of salivary biomarkers, including MUC-1, MUC-2, MUC-4, and MUC-5B, are highly associated with A1C level in African American patients with type 2 diabetes.