Association of a genetic variant in microRNA-146a with risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based case-control study

Abstract

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small non-coding RNAs that negatively regulate target gene expression at the posttranscriptional level. Although recent studies have indicated that miR-146a is involved in the tumorigenesis of various types of malignancies, few studies have investigated its role in colorectal cancer. In the current study, we examined the expression of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13277-014-1916-y

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