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12th European Congress of Endocrinology


MicroRNAs in endocrinology

ea0022s22.2 | MicroRNAs in endocrinology | ECE2010

MicroRNAs in thyroid cancer

Jazdzewski Krystian

The first evidence of a potential role for microRNAs in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) was an overexpression of several miRs in tumor tissue compared with unaffected tissue of the thyroid gland. The list of highly upregulated miRs (up to 19.3 fold) included miR-146, miR-221/222, miR-155, miR-34, and miR-181 and was soon confirmed. This finding suggests that altered microRNAs might be factors playing a role in the tumorigenesis of PTC. Further evidence supporting this argume...

ea0022s22.3 | MicroRNAs in endocrinology | ECE2010

The role of miRNAs in hormone signaling

Pandey Deo Prakash , Bennesch Marcela , Picard Didier

Steroid receptors belong to a family of transcription factors whose transcriptional activities are regulated by their respective hormonal ligands. Mechanisms that affect the receptor levels and/or the expression of their regulators and target genes can be expected to shape hormonal responses. miRNAs are newly recognized regulatory molecules that act at all these levels. We have done a comprehensive survey of miRNAs that might regulate the expression of the estrogen receptor &#...