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2011-12-07 14:40:06

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) that regulate processes including fertilization, development, and aging show promise as biomarkers of disease. They can be collected from routinely collected fluids such as blood, saliva, and urine. However, a number of factors can interfere with the accuracy of miRNA tests. In a study published online today in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, a group of researchers provide clear procedures for the collection and analysis of miRNA, significantly improving their...

2010-11-16 02:00:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, November 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- InteRNA Technologies B.V., a biopharmaceutical company developing pathway targeted microRNA (miRNA)-based therapeutics for cancer, today announced that it was awarded an Innovation Credit of EUR 1.3 million from the Dutch government. This award will support the development of miRNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of melanoma. The funding is granted by Agentschap NL, an agency of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs,...

2008-10-31 12:00:32

InteRNA Technologies and VU university medical center in Amsterdam have signed a framework research agreement to develop microRNA-based diagnostics and therapeutics for cancer using InteRNA's proprietary library of miRNAs. Under the research collaboration, InteRNA will apply its unique lentiviral-based miRNA overexpression library in multi-parametric, high-throughput screening assays to identify the biological role of individual miRNAs and novel therapeutic targets in leukemia, colon,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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