microRNA Levels of Plasma microRNAs

Jinhua Leng
May 2013
Fertility Weekly;5/13/2013, p3
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the study conducted by S.-Z. Jia and colleagues which examines the use of plasma microRNAs (miRNAs) in detecting endometriosis in Chinese women. The study obtains blood samples and performs quantifation using quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) assay and statistical analysis to determine the efficacy of plasma microRNAs. Results show that the miRNA levels in women with endometriosis are lowered compared to women without the disease.


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