Research Article

Suppression of the biological activity of neuroglioma cells by down-regulation of miR-1.

Published: August 31, 2017
Genet. Mol. Res. 16(3): gmr16039256 DOI: https://doi.org/10.4238/gmr16039256

Abstract

Neuroglioma is associated with high rates of malignancy, metastasis, and recurrence. Recently, research on the roles of microRNAs (miR) in cancer prognosis has formed an important area of research as differential expression of miRNAs has been observed in different cancers. However, the detailed mechanism by which miRNAs regulate glioma remains unknown. Thus, we investigated the effect of miR-1 on human glioma by inhibiting the expression of miR-1. Anti-miR-1, an anti-sense oligonucleotide against miR-1, significantly reduced the level of miR-1 in the human glioma cell line U87 (P

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