Tag Archives: lung cancer

Intersecting transcriptomic profiling technologies and long non-coding RNA function in lung adenocarcinoma

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Previously thought of as junk transcripts and pseudogene remnants, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have come into their own over the last decade as an essential component of cellular activity, regulating a plethora of functions within multicellular organisms. lncRNAs are now known to participate in development, cellular homeostasis, immunological processes, and the development of disease. With the advent of next generation ...

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lncRNAs LOC146880 and ENST00000439577 may promote the progression of NSCLC

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To identify what long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are involved in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), researchers from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine analyzed microarray data on gene expression and methylation. Gene expression chip and HumanMethylation450BeadChip were used to interrogate genome-wide expression and methylation in tumor samples. Differential expression and methylation were analyzed through comparing tumors with adjacent ...

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation Awards Grant to lncRNA Researcher

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The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF™) announced the awardees of its 2016 Scientific Grant Program at the Eleventh Annual Lung Cancer Awareness Luncheon, held on Monday, October 17, at The Pierre in New York City. In another record-breaking year, LCRF awarded $2.2 million in research grants to 15 researchers as part of the LCRF Scientific Grant Program, an annual program ...

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Meta analysis of GWAS datasets reveals lung cancer risk lncRNA variant

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Lung cancer etiology is multifactorial, and growing evidence has indicated that long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are important players in lung carcinogenesis. Duke University School of Medicine researchers performed a large-scale meta-analysis of 690,564 SNPs in 15,531 autosomal lncRNAs by using datasets from six previously published genome-wide association studies (GWASs) from the Transdisciplinary Research in Cancer of the Lung (TRICL) consortium ...

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Long noncoding and circular RNAs in lung cancer

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Better understanding and management of lung cancer are needed. Although much has been learned from known protein coding genes, long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs), a relatively new and fast evolving large family of transcripts, have recently generated much attention for new discoveries. LncRNAs play critical regulatory functions and are emerging as new players in tumorigenesis and phenotypic determinators of lung cancer. ...

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Functional annotation of noncoding variants and prioritization of cancer-associated lncRNAs in lung cancer

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Multiple computational tools have been widely applied to the detection of coding driver mutations in cancer; however, the prioritization of pathogenic non-coding variants remains a difficult and demanding task. The present study was performed to distinguish non-coding disease-causing mutations from neutral ones, and to prioritize potential cancer-associated long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) with a logistic regression model in lung cancer. A ...

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The Emerging Role and Promise of Long Noncoding RNAs in Lung Cancer Treatment

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Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death around the world. The advanced discovery of numerous long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) has dramatically changed the understanding of biology of human cancers, including lung cancer. LncRNAs are a group of noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) with a length greater than 200 nucleotides with limited or no protein-coding capacity. Increasing evidence has shown that ...

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Long noncoding RNAs in lung cancer – what we know in 2015

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Lung cancer ranks as the first most common cancer and the first leading cause of cancer-related death in China and worldwide. Due to the difficulty in early diagnosis and the onset of cancer metastasis, the 5-year survival rate of lung cancer remains extremely low. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs), which lacking protein-coding ability, have recently emerged as pivotal participants in biological ...

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Long non-coding RNAs in lung cancer: comparison of microarray and RNA-seq techniques

from the RNA-Seq Blog PV Nazarov*, T Kaoma, A Muller, S Fritah, L Vallar *Corresponding author: PV Nazarov Genomics Research Unit, CRP-Sante, Luxembourg, Luxembourg F1000Posters 2013, 4: 1446 (poster) [English] – Poster [1.22 MB] Presented at: Benelux Bioinformatics Conference 2013 , 9 – 10 Dec 2013, P82 Affiliated Society: Benelux Bioinformatics Conference Background / Purpose: We compared two experimental approaches ...

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