Posts Tagged: cancer

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Webinars on-demand: Digital NGS for RNA-seq, miRNA-seq and DNA-seq!

Digital NGS using Unique Molecular Indices (UMIs) is a game-changer in RNA-seq, miRNA-seq and DNA-seq, enabling accurate quantification by overcoming PCR bias. In May, we presented the details of this technology for gene expression, microRNA analysis and mutation detection as part of our NGS Week webinar series, and again in July as part of the Summer of… Read article →




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Breaking the metastasis cycle: Is ROS-activated β-globin expression required for CTC survival?

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are chemical molecules containing a highly reactive oxygen molecule. These molecules are formed as by-products of cellular metabolism, but also serve intracellularly as signaling molecules. ROS examples include peroxides, superoxide, hydroxyl radical and singlet oxygen. When present within cells in significant amounts, ROS can be indicators of oxidative cellular stress, and… Read article →


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A day in the life of a cancer researcher

The song “A day in the life” sung by The Beatles has always been one of my favorites and probably the reason why many people contemplate what they do in their daily lives. Although I moved from academia to industry several years ago, I still have good friends working as post-doctorates who are specifically involved… Read article →