New Study Links microRNAs to Epithelial Healing, Argues Against Tumor-suppressor Role | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new study out of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has cast doubt on the widely accepted role of a pair of microRNAs as cell-autonomous tumor suppressors in colon cancer and other epithelial cell tumor types, providing evidence that the anti-oncogenic effects observed in past studies were actually the result of sampling bias.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

A gene-editing ban has been interpreted to include mitochondrial transfer, Technology Review reports.

In Science this week: role for epigenetic in neuronal excitability, and more.

The new Office of Research Integrity director is grappling with complaints from her staff, according to ScienceInsider.

Italian researchers link SNPs in the PDSS2 gene to coffee consumption in a new paper.