Differential Expression of MicroRNAs in Leprosy Skin Lesions

  title={Differential Expression of MicroRNAs in Leprosy Skin Lesions},
  author={Cl{\'e}verson Teixeira Soares and Ana Paula Favaro Trombone and Luciana Raquel Vincenzi Fachin and Patr{\'i}cia Sammarco Rosa and C{\'a}ssio C{\'e}sar Ghidella and Rodrigo Fernandes Ramalho and Mabel Gigliola Pinilla and Alex Fiorini de Carvalho and Dirce N. Carrara and Fernando Augusto Soares and Andr{\'e}a de Faria Fernandes Belone},
  booktitle={Front. Immunol.},
Leprosy, a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, is a major public health problem in poor and developing countries of the Americas, Africa, and Asia. MicroRNAs (miRNAs), which are small non-coding RNAs (18-24 nucleotides), play an important role in regulating cell and tissue homeostasis through translational downregulation of messenger… CONTINUE READING