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J. Clin. Med. 2014, 3(2), 440-452; doi:10.3390/jcm3020440
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The Role of RNAs and microRNAs in Non-Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis

Department of Medicine and Surgery (DIMEC) Division of Prenatal Medicine, University of Bologna, Bologna 40138, Italy
Received: 8 January 2014 / Revised: 17 February 2014 / Accepted: 10 March 2014 / Published: 6 May 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Prenatal Genetic Screening and Diagnosis-Part 2)
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Abstract

In this paper, all possible clinical applications of circulating mRNA and miRNA for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis appearing in the medical literature so far are described. Data from the literature have also been reported and commented on along with some possible future applications.
Keywords: circulating mRNAs and miRNAs in maternal blood; prenatal screening; fetal aneuploidies; preeclampsia; congenital heart defects circulating mRNAs and miRNAs in maternal blood; prenatal screening; fetal aneuploidies; preeclampsia; congenital heart defects
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Farina, A. The Role of RNAs and microRNAs in Non-Invasive Prenatal Diagnosis. J. Clin. Med. 2014, 3, 440-452.

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