The collaborators are developing tests for rectal cancer based on microRNA and messenger RNA signatures.
In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.
Investigators explored computational strategies for identifying microRNAs that are most relevant to tumor development and progression.
In PLOS this week: ramifications of multi-nucleotide de novo mutations, circulating microRNAs and atrial fibrillation, and more.
The partners aim to identify a microRNA-based signature that can predict lung cancer patient response to Bristol-Myers Squibb's immunotherapy Opdivo.
In PLOS this week: methylation in human gametes, microRNAs linked to kidney damage in lupus patients, and more.
Researchers in the US and Ukraine built a microRNA-based classifier to categorize infants as affected or unaffected.
In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.
The funding will be used to further develop the firm's library construction approach and broaden utility for its small-RNA sequencing platform.
California researchers screened some 850 miRNAs to uncover one that inhibits growth in cancer cells with KRAS mutations, which are linked to poor survival.
A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.
A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.
An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.
In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.