MicroRNA biomarkers in lung cancer: MiRacle or quagMiRe?

Sai Yendamuri, Robert Kratzke

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Abstract

MicroRNAs have emerged as novel and important regulators of translation. Besides their biological significance, they are being investigated as potential biomarkers of physiological and pathological states. This review article summarizes current investigations of microRNAs as biomarkers in lung cancer. The promises and pitfalls of this exciting new investigational avenue are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-215
Number of pages7
JournalTranslational Research
Volume157
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2011

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Keywords

  • CT
  • FFPE
  • RBC
  • RT-PCR
  • computed tomography
  • formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded
  • real-time polymerase chain reaction
  • red blood cell

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