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Title: Method and Substances for Isolating miRNAs

Patent Number: 8,278,035

Filed: Aug. 18, 2006

Lead Inventor: Elliott Dawson, Bioventures

The invention, the patent's abstract states, comprises a “capture probe suitable for use with a method for isolating miRNAs … [as well as a] method for isolating an miRNA of interest from a sample … [using] the capture probe.” The patent also claims a method for identifying an miRNA of interest.

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