Posts Tagged: miRNA-seq

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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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Join us for NGS Week @ QIAGEN!

NGS is a fast-growing field, and advances in molecular barcoding, single cell sequencing, and more have made this technology more versatile than ever. Want to know what’s new? Join us for an exciting webinar series event this May – NGS Week @ QIAGEN! Our Global Product Manager for NGS, Dr. Samuel Rulli, will guide you… 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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miRNA-seq – when should you use it, and what are the challenges?

Exploring microRNA expression and function has led to some important discoveries about the regulation of gene expression in normal biological processes and disease states, and has even recently given rise to unique circulating biomarker signatures. qPCR and microarrays are the traditional techniques used to assess microRNA expression, and they have their strong points – qPCR… Read article →