Hutch Lab Improves Protocol for qRT-PCR Analysis of microRNA Biomarkers from Blood | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have developed and published an improved protocol for using quantitative reverse transcription PCR to analyze circulating microRNA biomarkers in blood plasma and serum.

The scientists hope the improved protocol will better enable researchers in other labs to conduct research on using microRNAs as biomarkers for cancer detection, the study's lead author said this week.

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