IP Roundup: Asuragen, NuGen Technologies, Alere, Affymetrix, University of Colorado | GenomeWeb

Asuragen of Austin, Texas, has received US Patent No. 8,465,914, "Method and compositions involving microRNA." Methods are claimed for isolating, enriching, and labeling miRNA molecules, and for preparing and using arrays or other detection techniques for miRNA analysis. Methods for generating miRNA profiles and employing such profiles for therapeutic, diagnostic, and prognostic applications are also claimed.

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