Having secured the rights to a portfolio of nearly 100 issued and pending microRNA-related patents from Ohio State University, startup Microlin Bio has set its sights on developing both diagnostics and therapeutics based on the non-coding RNAs, with its first product on track to hit the market next year.

Late last month, Microlin announced that it had picked up access to the OSU intellectual property, which relates to miRNAs and their role in cancers including prostate, ovarian, colon, and lung, in addition to a novel lipid nanoparticle delivery technology.

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