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New Products: Exiqon's MiRcury RNA Isolation Kit — Biofluids

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Exiqon has launched a MiRcury RNA isolation kit designed specifically to extract small RNAs, including microRNAs, from serum, plasma, urine, and other biofluids.

According to the company, miRNAs can be obtained from biofluids in 45 minutes, and the kit is optimized to work with its MiRcury LNA Universal RT microRNA PCR platform.

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