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MicroRNA 10b

Zebo Huang, Danxia Zhu, Lirong Wu, Mingfeng He, Xin Zhou, Lan Zhang, Huo Zhang, Weiwei Wang, Jun Zhu, Wenfang Cheng, Yan Chen, Yong Fan, Lianwen Qi, Yin Yin, Wei Zhu, Yongqian Shu, Ping Liu
BACKGROUND: Circulating microRNAs (miRNAs) in serum may serve as promising diagnostic biomarkers for patients with gastric cancer (GC). METHODS: Using quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) based Exiqon panel, we identified 58 differentially expressed miRNAs from 3 GC pool samples and 1 normal control (NC) pool in the initial screening phase. Identified miRNAs were further validated in the training (49 GC VS. 47 NCs) and validation phases (154 GC VS...
October 18, 2016: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Qiao Zhu, Li Gong, Jun Wang, Qian Tu, Li Yao, Jia-Rui Zhang, Xiu-Juan Han, Shao-Jun Zhu, Shu-Mei Wang, Yan-Hong Li, Wei Zhang
BACKGROUND: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a lethal disease, while the precise underlying molecular mechanisms of HCC pathogenesis remain to be defined. MicroRNA (miRNA), a class of non-coding small RNAs, can post-transcriptionally regulate gene expression. Altered miRNA expression has been reported in HCCs. This study assessed expression and the oncogenic activity of miRNA-10b (miR-10b) in HCC. METHODS: Forty-five paired human HCC and adjacent non-tumor tissues were collected for qRT-PCR and immunohistochemistry analysis of miR-10b and CUB and Sushi multiple domains 1 (CSMD1), respectively...
October 18, 2016: BMC Cancer
Thomas Tsiloulis, Joshua Pike, David Powell, Fernando J Rossello, Benedict J Canny, Ruth C R Meex, Matthew J Watt
Adipocytes are major regulators of metabolism and endurance exercise training improves adipocyte function; however, the molecular mechanisms that regulate chronic adaptive responses remain unresolved. microRNAs (miRNAs) influence adipocyte differentiation and metabolism. Accordingly, we aimed to determine whether adipocyte miRNA expression is responsive to exercise training and to identify exercise-responsive miRNAs that influence adipocyte metabolism. Next generation sequencing was used to profile miRNA expression of adipocytes that were isolated from subcutaneous abdominal (ABD) and gluteofemoral (GF) adipose tissue of overweight men before and after 6 wk of endurance exercise training...
September 28, 2016: FASEB Journal: Official Publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
Idoia Gallego, Javier Beaumont, Begoña López, Susana Ravassa, Juan José José Gómez-Doblas, María Ujué Ujué Moreno, Félix Valencia, Eduardo de Teresa, Javier Díez, Arantxa González
MicroRNAs have been associated with cardiomyocyte apoptosis, a process involved in myocardial remodelling in aortic valve (Av) stenosis (AS). Our aim was to analyse whether the dysregulation of myocardial microRNAs was related to cardiomyocyte apoptosis in AS patients. Endomyocardial biopsies were obtained from 28 patients with severe AS (based on pressure gradients and Av area) referred to Av replacement and from necropsies of 10 cardiovascular disease-free control subjects. AS patients showed an increased ( P <0...
September 13, 2016: Clinical Science (1979-)
R Pasquariello, B Fernandez-Fuertes, F Strozzi, F Pizzi, R Mazza, P Lonergan, F Gandolfi, J L Williams
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are known to control several reproductive functions, including oocyte maturation, implantation and early embryonic development. Recent advances in deep sequencing have allowed the analysis of all miRNAs of a sample. However, when working with embryos, due to the low RNA content, miRNA profiling is challenging because of the relatively large amount of total RNA required for library preparation protocols. In the present study we compared three different procedures for RNA extraction and prepared libraries using pools of 30 bovine blastocysts...
September 13, 2016: Reproduction, Fertility, and Development
Shiho Hoshina, Tsuyoshi Sekizuka, Michiyo Kataoka, Hideki Hasegawa, Hiromichi Hamada, Makoto Kuroda, Harutaka Katano
Exosomes are small vesicles released from cells, into which microRNAs (miRNA) are specifically sorted and accumulated. Two gamma-herpesviruses, Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), encode miRNAs in their genomes and express virus-encoded miRNAs in cells and exosomes. However, there is little information about the detailed distribution of virus-encoded miRNAs in cells and exosomes. In this study, we thus identified virus- and host-encoded miRNAs in exosomes released from KSHV- or EBV-infected lymphoma cell lines and compared them with intracellular miRNAs using a next-generation sequencer...
2016: PloS One
Susumu Muroya, Masahiro Shibata, Masayuki Hayashi, Mika Oe, Koichi Ojima
We aimed to understand the roles of miRNAs in the muscle tissue maturation and those of circulating microRNAs (c-miRNAs) in beef production of Japanese Black (JB) cattle (Wagyu), a breed with genetically background of superior intermuscular fat depot, by comparing different feeding conditions (indoor grain-feeding vs. grazing on pasture). The cattle at 18 months old were assigned to pasture feeding or conventional indoor grain feeding conditions for 5 months. Microarray analysis of c-miRNAs from the plasma extracellular vesicles led to the detection of a total of 202 bovine miRNAs in the plasma, including 15 miRNAs that differed between the feeding conditions...
2016: PloS One
Hong Jiang, Jijun Liu, Yingtao Chen, Chong Ma, Baosong Li, Tao Hao
Given the emerging role of microRNA in tumor disease progression, we investigated the association between miRNA 10b expression, liver metastasis, and clinicopathological of colorectal cancer (CRC). Two hundred and forty-six pairs of samples (including CRC samples and normal adjacent tissues) from CRC patients were collected from May 2004 to May 2009. All samples verified to contain at least 80% tumor cells, and were immediately frozen in liquid nitrogen and stored at -80°C or fixed in 10% formalin for paraffin embedding...
September 4, 2016: Cancer Medicine
Jongchan Kim, Ashley N Siverly, Dahu Chen, Min Wang, Yuan Yuan, Yumeng Wang, Hyemin Lee, Jinsong Zhang, William J Muller, Han Liang, Boyi Gan, Xianbin Yang, Yutong Sun, M James You, Li Ma
The invasive and metastatic properties of many human tumors have been associated with upregulation of the microRNA miR-10b, but its functional contributions in this setting have not been fully unraveled. Here we report the generation of miR-10b-deficient mice in which miR-10b is shown to be largely dispensable for normal development but critical to tumorigenesis. Loss of miR-10b delays oncogene-induced mammary tumorigenesis and suppresses epithelial-mesenchymal transition, intravasation, and metastasis in a mouse model of metastatic breast cancer...
August 28, 2016: Cancer Research
Sadaf Farsinejad, Mahdi Rahaie, Ali Mohammad Alizadeh, Mohammad Mir-Derikvand, Zohre Gheisary, Hassan Nosrati, Solmaz Khalighfard
The expression of microRNAs (miRNAs), as novel biomarkers, is subject to change in many cancers. Therefore, the overall profile of miRNAs can be used for detection of cancer type, response to therapies, pathological variables, and other factors related to the disease. In this study, to evaluate miRNA expression associated with the tumor progression and response to treatment, 60 BALB/c mice received subcutaneous injections of 4T1 cells. The study includes ten groups: one group as control, six groups were euthanized at different time points to assess the role of miRNA expression in the tumor progression, and three groups received chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery to evaluate miRNA expression in response to treatment...
August 26, 2016: Tumour Biology: the Journal of the International Society for Oncodevelopmental Biology and Medicine
Sarah Seashols-Williams, Carolyn Lewis, Chelsea Calloway, Nerissa Peace, Ariana Harrison, Christina Hayes-Nash, Samantha Fleming, Qianni Wu, Zendra E Zehner
microRNAs (miRNAs) are small noncoding RNAs that regulate cellular processes through modulation of proteins at the translational level. They tend to be highly stable as compared to other RNA species due to their small size and protection by protein and/or lipid matrices. Thus, it is likely that miRNAs, when fully evaluated, will make excellent candidates for body fluid identification. miRNA analysis of body fluids has been the subject of some recent interest in the forensic community. In this study, small RNAs were isolated from individual donations of eight forensically relevant biological fluids (blood, semen, vaginal fluid, menstrual blood, saliva, urine, feces, and perspiration) and subjected to next generation sequencing using the Illumina Hi-Seq platform...
August 25, 2016: Electrophoresis
Mahla Arabpour, Saeid Mohammadparast, Mina Maftouh, Soudabeh ShahidSales, Soheila Moieni, Hanie Akbarzade, Seyed Reza Mirhafez, Seyed Mohammd Reza Parizadeh, Seyed Mahdi Hassanian, Amir Avan
Gastric cancer is among the leading cause of cancer related death worldwide. Patients with gastric cancer are typically asymptomatic, and diagnosed at late stages, supporting the need for identification of novel prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers. Recently, microRNAs have emerged as molecular regulators that can have key roles in pathogenesis and progression of different malignancies, including gastric cancer. There is growing body of evidence showing the aberrant activation of some known circulating miRNAs, e...
August 17, 2016: Current Medicinal Chemistry
Jeyarama S Ananta, Ramasamy Paulmurugan, Tarik F Massoud
Glioblastoma remains an aggressive brain malignancy with poor prognosis despite advances in multimodal therapy that include standard use of Temozolomide. MicroRNA-21 (miR-21) and microRNA-10b (miR-10b) are oncomiRs overexpressed in glioblastoma, promoting many aspects of cancer biology. We hypothesized that PLGA nanoparticles carrying antisense miR-21 (antimiR-21) and antisense miR-10b (antimiR-10b) might beneficially knockdown endogenous miR-21 and miR-10b function and reprogram cells prior to Temozolomide treatment...
September 6, 2016: Molecular Pharmaceutics
Revital Knirsh, Iris Ben Dror, Shira Modai, Noam Shomron, Lily Vardimon
MicroRNAs have been shown to act as oncogenes or tumor suppressers via various cellular pathways. Specifically, in breast cancer, upregulation of miR-10b is positively associated with aggressiveness of tumors. However, the mechanism by which miR-10b contributes to cell malignancy is largely unknown. Here we show that at the receiving end of the miR-10b pathway is the proto-oncogene c-Jun, a transcription factor that plays a critical role in stimulation of cell proliferation and tumor progression. c-Jun is known to be translationally activated by loss of cell contacts or restructuring of the cytoskeleton...
August 2, 2016: Oncotarget
Dhananjaya Pal, Debasmita Mukhopadhyay, M Janaki Ramaiah, Pranjal Sarma, Utpal Bhadra, Manika Pal Bhadra
Glioma amplified sequence 41(GAS41) is a potent transcription factor that play a crucial role in cell proliferation and survival. In glioblastoma, the expression of GAS41 at both transcriptional and post transcriptional level needs to be tightly maintained in response to cellular signals. Micro RNAs (miRNA) are small non coding RNA that act as important regulators for modulating the expression of various target genes. Studies have shown that several miRNAs play role in the post-transcriptional regulation of GAS41...
2016: PloS One
Hai V Nguyen, Jesse Gore, Xin Zhong, Sudha S Savant, Samantha Deitz-McElyea, C Max Schmidt, Michael G House, Murray Korc
Lymph node involvement in pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PAC) predicts postresection survival, but early lymph node metastasis detection is not easily accomplished. We assessed a panel of microRNAs (miRNAs) in a common hepatic artery lymph node (station 8) that is readily accessible during pancreatoduodenectomy (PD) to determine if increased miRNA levels correlate with postresection recurrence. Station 8 lymph nodes overlying the common hepatic artery collected during PD were assayed for miRNA-10b, miRNA-30c, miRNA-21, and miRNA-155 and cytokeratin-19 (CK19), an epithelial cell marker, using quantitative PCR...
October 2016: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
Carla L Esposito, Silvia Nuzzo, Swati A Kumar, Anna Rienzo, Clare L Lawrence, Roberto Pallini, Lisa Shaw, Jane E Alder, Lucia Ricci-Vitiani, Silvia Catuogno, Vittorio de Franciscis
A minor population of glioblastoma stem-like cells (GSCs) has been implicated in the relapse and resistance of glioblastoma to therapeutic treatments. Based on knowledge of the involvement of multiple microRNAs in GSC propagation, we designed a combinational approach to target the GSC population with multiple miRNA-based therapeutics. As carriers for the targeted delivery we took advantage of two aptamers that bind to, and inhibit, the receptor tyrosine kinases, Axl and PDGFRβ. We showed that the aptamer conjugates are transported through an in vitro blood-brain barrier (BBB) model...
September 28, 2016: Journal of Controlled Release: Official Journal of the Controlled Release Society
Hong Chen, Yujuan Fan, Wensheng Xu, Junying Chen, Chaohuan Xu, Xiaoning Wei, Di Fang, Yi Feng
MicroRNAs are small RNA that are tightly interrelated with the initiation, development, and metastasis of cancers. Studies have shown that miR-10b is increased in various cancers. However, the underlying mechanisms of miR-10b in the occurrence and metastasis of endometrial cancer are poorly understood. To investigate its roles and correlations with Homeobox box 3 (HOXB3) in endometrial cancer, cancer tissues and adjacent normal endometrium tissues from 20 patients with endometrial cancer were studied. miR-10b expression was significantly up-regulated (p < 0...
August 2016: Cancer Biotherapy & Radiopharmaceuticals
Kaylyn L Devlin, Tiffany Sanford, Lauren M Harrison, Paul LeBourgeois, Laura M Lashinger, Elizabeth Mambo, Stephen D Hursting
MicroRNAs have emerged as ubiquitous post-transcriptional regulators that coordinate many fundamental processes within cells, including those commonly linked to cancer when dysregulated. Profiling microRNAs across stages of cancer progression provides focus as to which microRNAs are key players in cancer development and are therefore important to manipulate with interventions to delay cancer onset and progression. Calorie restriction is one of the most effective preventive interventions across many types of cancer, although its effects on microRNAs have not been well characterized...
2016: PloS One
Viorel Simion, Wissem Deraredj Nadim, Hélène Benedetti, Chantal Pichon, Severine Morisset-Lopez, Patrick Baril
Given the importance of microRNAs (miRNAs) in modulating brain functions and their implications in neurocognitive disorders there are currently significant efforts devoted in the field of miRNA-based therapeutics to correct and/or to treat these brain diseases. The observation that miRNA 29a/b-1 cluster, miRNA 10b and miRNA 7, for instance, are frequently deregulated in the brains of patients with neurocognitive diseases and in animal models of Alzheimer, Huntington's and Parkinson's diseases, suggest that correction of miRNA expression using agonist or antagonist miRNA oligonucleotides might be a promising approach to correct or even to cure such diseases...
June 30, 2016: Current Neuropharmacology
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