Tag Archives: miRNA

Co-chaperone Hsp70/Hsp90 organizing protein (Hop) is Required for Transposon Silencing and piRNA Biogenesis

February 2017 Authors: Joseph A. Karam, Rasesh Y. Parikh, Dhananjaya Nayak, David Rosenkranz and Vamsi K. Gangaraju Info: Scientists from South Carolina and Mainz, Germany, studied Hop, a co-chaperone that interacts with a piRNA in Drosophila. They found that knocking … more »

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Comprehensive evaluation of extracellular small RNA isolation methods from serum in high throughput sequencing

January 2017 Authors: Yan Guo, Kasey Vickers, Yanhua Xiong, Shilin Zhao, Quanhu Sheng, Pan Zhang, Wanding Zhou and Charles R. Flynn Info: Scientists from Vanderbilt University and Van Andel Research Institute compared methods for isolating circulating extracellular small non-coding RNAs. … more »

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For MicroRNA Discovery, Pippin Prep Delivers Highest Yield and Specificity

In a highly accessed paper in BMC Medical Genomics, scientists from McGill University and EMBL tested several steps to find the most robust pipeline for discovering small non-coding RNAs (sncRNAs) that might be useful as biomarkers. As part of this … more »

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Placental miR-1301 is dysregulated in early-onset preeclampsia and inversely correlated with maternal circulating leptin

September 2014 Authors: M.S. Weedon-Fekjær, Y. Sheng, M. Sugulle, G.M. Johnsen, F. Herse, C.W. Redman, R. Lyle, R. Dechend, A.C. Staff Info: Scientists from Norway, the UK, and Germany used sequenced small RNAs in placenta from patients with and without … more »

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Pippin Enriches for MicroRNAs in Zebrafish Transcriptome Study

Scientists from the Mayo Clinic, Institute for Systems Biology, and University of Illinois recently published a study investigating the effects of vitamin D on microRNA regulation of gene expression in zebrafish. The team used our Pippin Prep together with the … more »

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Detection of 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D-Regulated miRNAs in Zebrafish by Whole Transcriptome Sequencing

March 2014 (epub ahead of print) Authors: Theodore A. Craig, Yuji Zhang, Andrew T. Magis, Cory C. Funk, Nathan D. Price, Stephen C. Ekker, and Rajiv Kumar Info: In this paper from the journal Zebrafish, scientists report a study of … more »

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Epigenetic Regulation of the DLK1-MEG3 MicroRNA Cluster in Human Type 2 Diabetic Islets

January 2014 Authors: Vasumathi Kameswaran, Nuria C. Bramswig, Lindsay B. McKenna, Melinda Penn, Jonathan Schug, Nicholas J. Hand, Ying Chen, Inchan Choi, Anastassios Vourekas, Kyoung-Jae Won, Chengyang Liu, Kumar Vivek, Ali Naji, Joshua R. Friedman, and Klaus H. Kaestner Info: … more »

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