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cheraghi S, asadzadeh H, javadi G R. Dysregulated Expression of Long Non-Coding RNA MINCR and EZH2 in Colorectal Cancer. ibj. 2022; 26 (1) :64-69
URL: http://ibj.pasteur.ac.ir/article-1-3218-en.html
Background: As critical regulators, lncRNAs have attracted attention from researchers for diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic purposes in human carcinogenesis via interfering with mRNAs such as EZH2. Nevertheless, the potent roles and molecular mechanisms of these RNAs in CRC are not clearly known. Methods: In this study, the tissue expressions of lncRNA MINCR and EZH2 mRNA between colorectal tumors and polyps were compared
with the adjacent normal tissues collected from 114 Iranian patients, using real-time PCR method. Furthermore, the correlation of the expression levels of MINCR and EZH2 with other clinical parameters was evaluated. Results: The significant overexpression of MINCR and EZH2 were observed in the CRC tissues compared to control tissues (p < 0.0001). This observation confirmed the association of these expression enhancements with the pathological stage of CRC patients. Conclusion: Our findings revealed that the expression of MINCR significantly alters during CRC development, and it can be identified as a potential biomarker for the detection of CRC.
Type of Study: Full Length | Subject: Cancer Biology

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