World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Plos One : the Microrna -23B, Volume 7

By Campbell, Moray

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0003961233
Format Type: PDF eBook :
File Size:
Reproduction Date: 2015

Title: Plos One : the Microrna -23B, Volume 7  
Author: Campbell, Moray
Volume: Volume 7
Language: English
Subject: Journals, Science, Medical Science
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection (Contemporary)
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: Plos

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Campbell, M. (n.d.). Plos One : the Microrna -23B, Volume 7. Retrieved from http://netlibrary.net/


Description
Description : MicroRNAs (miRs) are small, endogenous, non-coding RNAs that regulate the stability and/or translation of complementary mRNA targets. MiRs have emerged not only as critical modulators of normal physiologic processes, but their deregulation may significantly impact prostate and other cancers. The expression of miR-23b and miR-27b, which are encoded by the same miR cluster (miR-23b/-27b), are downregulated in metastatic, castration-resistant tumors compared to primary prostate cancer and benign tissue: however, their possible role in prostate cancer progression is unknown. We found that ectopic expression of miR-23b/-27b in two independent castration-resistant prostate cancer cell lines resulted in suppression of invasion and migration, as well as reduced survival in soft agar (a measure of anoikis). However, there was no effect of miR-23b/-27b on cell proliferation suggesting that these miRs function as metastasis (but not growth) suppressors in prostate cancer. Conversely, inhibition of miR-23b/-27b in the less aggressive androgen-dependent LNCaP prostate cancer cell line resulted in enhanced invasion and migration also without affecting proliferation. Mechanistically, we found that introduction of miR-23b/-27b in metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer cell lines resulted in a significant attenuation of Rac1 activity without affecting total Rac1 levels and caused increased levels of the tumor suppressor Ecadherin. Inhibition of these miRs had the opposite effect in androgen-dependent LNCaP cells. These results suggest that miR-23b/-27b are metastasis suppressors that might serve as novel biomarkers and therapeutic agents for castrationresistant disease.

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Plos One : Present, Future, and Novel Bi... (by )
  • Plos One : Low Prevalence of Cfr-mediate... (by )
  • Plos One : Four Jointed Box 1 Promotes A... (by )
  • Plos One : Genomic Profiling Reveals Tha... (by )
  • Plos One : Clinical Pharmacology of 3,4-... (by )
  • Plos One : Complement Depletion Deterior... (by )
  • Plos One : Expression of Concern ; Serol... (by )
  • Plos One : Cellular Development Associat... (by )
  • Plos One : Improved Computational Target... (by )
  • Plos One : Receptor-associated Protein B... (by )
  • Plos One : Selective Homocysteine Loweri... (by )
  • Plos One : Body Mass Index and Self-perc... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.