REAL-TIME PCR EXPRESSION PROFILING OF MICRORNA


Year of Award:
2006
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA114304
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-06-003
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
SCHMITTGEN, THOMAS D
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
microRNA is a newly discovered class of endogenous, small interfering RNA. MicroRNA binds to messenger RNA and translationally represses protein levels. While over 300 microRNAs have been discovered in humans alone, their biological function, targets, exp