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Title: Towards standard protocols and guidelines for urine proteomics: A report on the Human Kidney and Urine Proteome Project (HKUPP) symposium and workshop - 6 October 2007, Seoul, Korea and 1 November 2007, San Francisco, CA, USA
Authors: Tadashi Yamamoto
Robyn G. Langham
Pierre Ronco
Mark A. Knepper
Visith Thongboonkerd
Niigata University School of Medicine
University of Melbourne
Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Mahidol University
Niigata Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Keywords: Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
Issue Date: 1-Jun-2008
Citation: Proteomics. Vol.8, No.11 (2008), 2156-2159
Abstract: The Human Kidney and Urine Proteome Project (HKUPP) was initiated in 2005 to promote proteomics research in the nephrology field, to better understand kidney functions as well as pathogenic mechanisms of kidney diseases, and to define novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets. This project was first approved in 2005 by the Human Proteome Organisation (HUPO) as a Kidney Disease Initiative under an umbrella of the HUPO Disease Biomarker Initiative (DBI), and more recently was approved as the HKUPP Initiative in 2007. Several sub-projects have been planned to achieve the ultimate goals. The most pressing is the establishment of "standard protocols and guidelines for urine proteome analysis". This sub-project had been extensively discussed during the first HKUPP symposium (during 6th HUPO Annual World Congress - October 2007, Seoul, Korea) and second workshop (during 40th American Society of Nephrology Renal Week - November 2007, San Francisco, CA, USA). Additional data and references have been collected after the symposium and workshop. An initial draft of standard protocols and guidelines for proteome analysis of non-proteinuric urine (urine protein excretion ≤150 mg/day) will soon be released as the first HKUPP product. © 2008 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.
ISSN: 16159861
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