Duke Researchers Find Role for miR-126/miR-126* in Stopping Breast Cancer Metastasis | GenomeWeb

A team led by investigators at Duke University Medical Center last month reported on a previously unknown role for a microRNA in combating breast cancer metastasis, publishing data that suggests both strands of the miR-126 duplex simultaneously target a key cytokine to block the entry of metastasis-promoting stromal cells and inflammatory monocytes into the primary tumor microenvironment.

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