Prediction of therapeutic microRNA based on the human metabolic network

  title={Prediction of therapeutic microRNA based on the human metabolic network},
  author={Ming Wu and Christina Chan},
  volume={30 8},
MOTIVATION MicroRNA (miRNA) expression has been found to be deregulated in human cancer, contributing, in part, to the interest of the research community in using miRNAs as alternative therapeutic targets. Although miRNAs could be potential targets, identifying which miRNAs to target for a particular type of cancer has been difficult due to the limited knowledge on their regulatory roles in cancer. We address this challenge by integrating miRNA-target prediction, metabolic modeling and context… 

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