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RNA-Seq of serum microRNA signatures as liquid biopsies

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) released into the peripheral circulation upon cellular injury have shown a promise as a new class of tissue-specific biomarkers. Researchers from Maastricht University were first to demonstrate that next-generation sequencing analysis of serum from human subjects with acetaminophen-induced ...

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RNA is DNA in action


By Wallace Ravven – Losing a breast or a lung to cancer leaves a scar, both physical and emotional. But even a biopsy to determine if a tumor is cancerous, or to track a tumor’s response to drugs, brings short-term ...

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