Learn More
Dysregulation of microRNA-100 (miR-100) has been shown to be involved in cancer tumorigenesis and progression of several cancer types. However, its expression patterns in tumors are controversial. The aim of this study was to investigate the expression and clinical significance of miR-100 in colorectal cancer (CRC). Quantitative real-time PCR was used to(More)
Muscle atrophy F-Box (MAFbx)/atrogin-1 and muscle ring-finger-1 (MuRF-1) have been identified as two muscle-specific E3 ubiquitin ligases that are highly expressed in skeletal muscle during muscle atrophy. However, the role of muscle-specific E3 ubiquitin ligases during the process of muscle atrophy of cancer cachexia remains largely unknown. In the present(More)
Bcl-2-associated transcription factor 1 (BCLAF1) is known to be involved in multiple biological processes. Although several splice variants of BCLAF1 have been identified, little is known about how BCLAF1 splicing is regulated or the contribution of alternative splicing to its developmental functions. Here we find that inclusion of alternative exon5a was(More)
DCAF4L2 is a member of WD-repeat proteins, which commonly serve as mediators of protein-protein interplay. In this study, we reported that elevated DCAF4L2 expression in human colorectal cancer (CRC) significantly correlated with a more advanced clinical stage as in lymphatic and distant metastasis. More importantly, elevated DCAF4L2 expression is an(More)
Chronic inflammation is a well-known etiological factor for colorectal cancer (CRC) and cancer cells are known to preferentially metabolize glucose through aerobic glycolysis. However, the connection between chronic inflammation and aerobic glycolysis in the development of CRC is largely unexplored. The present study investigated whether interleukin-6(More)
Fatty acid synthase (Fasn) is the key metabolic enzyme that accounts for the terminal catalytic step in fatty acid synthesis, which is hyperactivated in various tumors. In this study, we depicted that Fasn expression was elevated in human colorectal cancer (CRC), which accordingly led to lymphatic and distant metastasis and a more advanced clinical(More)
INTRODUCTION The role of laparoscopic surgery in the repair for peptic ulcer disease is unclear. The present study aimed to compare the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic versus open repair for peptic ulcer disease. METHODS Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing laparoscopic versus open repair for peptic ulcer disease were identified from MEDLINE,(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Consumption of dietary fat has been reported to be associated with gastric cancer risk, but the results of epidemiologic studies remain inconsistent. We conducted a meta-analysis to summarize the evidence regarding the association between dietary fat intake and gastric cancer risk. METHODS A comprehensive search of PubMed and(More)
OBJECTIVE Gastric cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide, and the prognosis is still very poor due to the lack of specific and sensitive biomarkers. Aerobic glycolysis is one of the critical hallmarks of gastric cancer cells, and several glycolytic enzymes are highly expressed in gastric cancer patients. However, the expression and clinical(More)
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a well-known etiological factor of colitis-associated colorectal cancer (CAC) and has a significant role in CAC progression. In addition, hypoxia-inducible factor 1α (HIF-1α) serves a primary role in the progression of CAC. However, the association between IL-6 and HIF-1α during the progression of CAC remains unclear. To investigate(More)
  • 1