UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Publication Date

8-28-2015

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Biological Factors | Cell Biology | Genetics | Molecular Genetics

Abstract

Ten ongoing studies designed to test the possibility that extracellular RNAs may serve as biomarkers in human disease are described. These studies, funded by the NIH Common Fund Extracellular RNA Communication Program, examine diverse extracellular body fluids, including plasma, serum, urine and cerebrospinal fluid. The disorders studied include hepatic and gastric cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, neurodegenerative disease, brain tumours, intracranial haemorrhage, multiple sclerosis and placental disorders. Progress to date and the plans for future studies are outlined.

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Citation: J Extracell Vesicles. 2015 Aug 28;4:27495. doi: 10.3402/jev.v4.27495. eCollection 2015. Link to article on publisher's website

DOI of Published Version

10.3402/jev.v4.27495

Comments

Copyright: © 2015 Joseph F. Quinn et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, permitting all non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Full author list omitted for brevity. For the full list of authors, see article.

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Keywords

ERCC, biomarkers, exRNA, extracellular RNA

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of extracellular vesicles

PubMed ID

26320940

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