Application of Raman spectroscopy in type 2 diabetes screening in blood using leucine and isoleucine amino-acids as biomarkers and in comparative anti-diabetic drugs efficacy studies

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Birech, Zephania; Mwangi, Peter Waweru; Bukachi, Fredrick; Mandela, Keith Makori;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5605051, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185130
  • Subject: Raman Spectroscopy | Research Article | Anatomy | Amino Acids | Diabetes Mellitus | Endocrine Disorders | Isoleucine | Chemical Compounds | Chemical Elements | Physical Sciences | Organic Chemistry | Proteins | Aliphatic Amino Acids | Spectrum Analysis Techniques | Chemistry | Leucine | Carbohydrates | Metabolic Disorders | Glucose | Biology and Life Sciences | Research and Analysis Methods | Physiology | Medicine | Body Fluids | Blood | Q | R | Absorption Spectroscopy | Science | Biochemistry | Silver | Monosaccharides | Medicine and Health Sciences | Organic Compounds | Endocrinology

Diabetes is an irreversible condition characterized by elevated blood glucose levels. Currently, there are no predictive biomarkers for this disease and the existing ones such as hemoglobin A1c and fasting blood glucose are used only when diabetes symptoms are noticed. ... View more
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