microRNA Biomarkers


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Discovering microRNA biomarkers in cancer

In recent years, research into microRNA biomarkers for cancer has expanded, yielding many potential signatures for a variety of cancer types. MicroRNAs are promising biomarker candidates due to their stability in circulation in association with Ago2, HDL or extracellular vesicles, and their important gene regulation roles in multiple cancer-related processes. Multiple methods are available for miRNA… Read article →



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miRNA-seq vs qPCR in 2017: an update

Time marches on and technology with it, and these new advances yield new perspectives. Of particular interest to this blog is the changing technology and perspective on microRNA profiling methods. Two years ago, I wrote about the pros and cons of 3 methods commonly used for miRNA expression analysis, NGS, qPCR and microarray, and concluded… Read article →


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QIAGEN at the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 – innovations in NGS and more!

Graced by beautiful spring weather in Washington, D.C., the AACR Annual Meeting 2017 brought together scientists from around the globe to share insights into the latest and most exciting cancer research. At the QIAGEN booth, our colleagues shared the latest in QIAGEN innovations, including the revolutionary QIAscout single-cell isolation system, and spoke to customers about NGS,… Read article →