http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080325/ts_nm/spit_proteins_dc]U.S. researchers create protein map of human spit (Reuters)[/URL]



Reuters - U.S. researchers have identified all 1,116 unique proteins found in human saliva glands, a discovery they said on Tuesday could usher in a wave of convenient, spit-based diagnostic tests that could be done without the need for a single drop of blood.