The principal aim of this research is to identify feasible biomarkers that can be used in effective diagnosis of CFS/ME. This research examines the status of lymphocytes in CFS/ME with a specific focus on their cellular function including apoptosis, protein secretion, receptor expression and gene expression. It is hypothesized that irregularities in these cellular processes contribute to the mechanism of CFS/ME and thus may form a suite of diagnostic markers for assessing CFS/ME patients.
Year Manuscript Completed
Biology, Molecular (0307)
Chronic fatigue syndrome; Myalgic encephalomyelitis; Biochemical markers
Primary Language of Manuscript
Recommended CitationEkua Weba Brenu (January 2012) Assessment of Immune and Molecular Changes in T Lymphocytes, Natural Killer Cells and Vasoactive Neuropeptides in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, PhD, ePublications@bond, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine.
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