By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sigma-Aldrich and SwitchGear Genomics are partnering on a project to develop a novel microRNA target reporter system.

The collaboration announced today brings together SwitchGear's expertise and Sigma-Aldrich's lentiviral technology and is expected to result in a genome-wide collection of target vectors that will provide "highly effective miRNA target validation without the need for time-consuming and laborious reporter cloning," Sigma-Aldrich said in a statement.

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In this online seminar, Jo Vandesompele of the Center for Medical Genetics at Ghent University will discuss methods for improving the analysis of microRNA expression from a range of samples.