Startup Rational Affinity Takes Aim at MicroRNA Profiling Market With the Support of an NIH Grant | GenomeWeb
As microRNAs are increasingly associated with biological functioning and various disease states, the number of researchers and companies developing tools for miRNA detection and quantification has been rapidly growing.
 
Now, a Newark, NJ-based startup has joined the ranks. With a one-year grant worth $133,596 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Rational Affinity Devices has begun developing a microarray platform to profile human, mouse, and rat miRNA levels using molecular beacons.

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