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Oncogenesis and Tumor Inhibition by MicroRNAs and its Potential Therapeutic Applications: A Systematic Review

[ Vol. 9 , Issue. 3 ]

Author(s):

Maryam Karkhane , Hamed Esmaeil Lashgarian, Maryam Hormozi, Shirzad Fallahi, Kourosh Cheraghipour and Abdolrazagh Marzban*   Pages 198 - 215 ( 18 )

Abstract:


MicroRNAs appear as small molecule modifiers, which improve many new findings and mechanical illustrations for critically important biological phenomena and pathologic events. The best-characterized non‐coding RNA family consists of about 2600 human microRNAs. Rich evidence has revealed their crucial importance in maintaining normal development, differentiation, growth control, aging, modulation of cell survival or apoptosis, as well as migration and metastasis as microRNAs dysregulation leads to cancer incidence and progression. By far, microRNAs have recently emerged as attractive targets for therapeutic intervention. The rationale for developing microRNA therapeutics is based on the premise that aberrantly expressed microRNAs play a significant role in the emergence of a variety of human diseases ranging from cardiovascular defects to cancer, and that repairing these microRNA deficiencies by either antagonizing or restoring microRNA function may yield a therapeutic benefit. Although microRNA antagonists are conceptually similar to other inhibitory therapies, improving the performance of microRNAs by microRNA replacement or inhibition that is a less well- described attitude. In this assay, we have condensed the last global knowledge and concepts regarding the involvement of microRNAs in cancer emergence, which has been achieved from the previous studies, consisting of the regulation of key cancer‐related pathways, such as cell cycle control and the DNA damage response and the disruption of profile expression in human cancer. Here, we have reviewed the special characteristics of microRNA replacement and inhibition therapies and discussed explorations linked with the delivery of microRNA mimics in turmeric cells. Besides, the achievement of biomarkers based on microRNAs in clinics is considered as novel non-invasive biomarkers in diagnostic and prognostic assessments.

Keywords:

Cancer incidence, cancer, miRNA mimic, miRNA replacement therapy, miRNAs, non-coding RNAs, non-invasive biomarker.

Affiliation:

Department of Medical Biotechnology, School of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Department of Medical Biotechnology, School of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Razi Herbal Medicines Research Center, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Razi Herbal Medicines Research Center, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad

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