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New Products: Firefly's PubmiR

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Firefly Bioworks has released PubmiR, a search engine specifically dedicated to microRNA pathways.

According to the company, the free online tool is based on proprietary algorithms that search miRBase v19 and PubMed databases to list miRNA species of interest based on the frequency of occurrence in peer-reviewed literature.

The tool can be found here.

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