Nils quoted in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology news article “Get a Solid Grasp on Tissue RNA Analysis

“Modern techniques like RNA sequencing run into the challenge that low-expressed RNAs are difficult to detect, but often they are more important than the abundant ones,” observes Dr. Walter. “We need tools to look at them.” In a recent study, Dr. Walter and colleagues developed fluorescence-based tools to examine the subcellular location, integrity, and activity of microRNA at single-molecule resolution. “We can localize single microRNA molecules in cells, track them, measure their diffusion constants, and ask how quickly they move between sub-compartments,” asserts Dr. Walter

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