The Effects of Microwave Irradiation on Glaser-Hay Coupling Reactions

I will be producing a small molecule library of small molecules, specifically bisacetylenes, with varying functionalities that will be tested on miRNAs with the hypothesis that they will have some effect of the regulation of miRNA’s. ┬áThe misregulation of miRNAs has been attributed to the cause of various cancers and diseases; therefore, being able to fix this misregulation has become a major scientific inquiry in the world of cancer research.

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