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The circulating miRNAs are sufficiently stable and detectable to serve as clinical biomarkers as recent studies have revealed that the aberrant expression of circulating miRNAs can directly reflect disease status. Based on the analysis of the data (using miRanda software, TargetScan software and SOLID high-throughput sequencing) obtained from the(More)
Exosomes are small extracellular membrane vesicles of endocytic origin released by many cells that could be found in most body fluids. The main functions of exosomes are cellular communication and cellular waste clean-up. This study was conducted to determine the involvement of exosomes in the regulation of sensitivity of the lung cancer cell line A549 to(More)
Adenovirus infection can cause various illnesses depending on the infecting serotype, such as gastroenteritis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, and rash illness, but the infection mechanism is still unknown. MicroRNAs (miRNA) have been reported to play essential roles in cell proliferation, cell differentiation, and pathogenesis of human diseases including viral(More)
The cytotoxicity of nanomaterials has become a major concern in the field of nanotechnology. The key challenge is the lack of reliable methods to examine the overall cellular effects of nanomaterials. Here, a new method is developed to assess the cytological effects of nanomaterial basing on miRNA expression profiling. The SOLiD sequencing is used to(More)
Epigenetic aspects of the cytotoxicity of CdTe quantum dots (QDs) recently have attracted more attention for their ability to reprogram gene expression after initial signals have been removed. And the involvement of epigenetic mechanisms in microRNA (miRNA) biogenesis suggests that miRNAs act as participants in the cytotoxicity of CdTe QDs. According to the(More)
OBJECTIVES miR-181a is involved in immunity, metabolism, tumor suppression or carcinogenesis reported by many other studies. However, its role in the development of chemosensitivity to adriamycin in low-invasive breast cancer cells remains unclear. The aim of this study is to define the function role of miR-181a in promoting the efficacy of adriamycin-based(More)
Nanoparticles were recently reported to be able to improve both efficiency and specificity in polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Here, CdTe QDs were introduced into multi-PCR systems. It was found that an appropriate concentration of CdTe QDs could enhance the performance of multi-PCR by reducing the formation of nonspecific products in the complex system,(More)
The N-terminal BAR domain of endophilin has unique functions, such as affecting the curvature of the lipid membrane through its lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase activity, binding of ATP and GTP and participating in tubulating activity. We recently demonstrated that SH3P13, a BAR domain-containing protein, assists in regulating clathrin-coated vesicle(More)
BACKGROUND Apoptosis is important for regulating spermatogenesis. The protein mRHBDD1 (mouse homolog of human RHBDD1)/rRHBDD1 (rat homolog of human RHBDD1) is highly expressed in the testis and is involved in apoptosis of spermatogonia. GC-1, a spermatogonia cell line, has the capacity to differentiate into spermatids within the seminiferous tubules. We(More)
Deregulated microRNAs (miRNAs) have been reported to be of functional relevance for tumor biology. In this study, we analyzed the small RNA transcriptomes of 10 paired colorectal cancer samples using SOLiD next-generation sequencing, and generated a total of >15141000 reads. miRNA expression profiles obtained by SOLiD sequencing correlated well with(More)