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LncRNA LINC00974 participates in oral fibrogenesis, indicating its possible involvement in other oral diseases. The authors found that LINC00974 was upregulated in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and predicted poor survival. In OSCC tissues, LINC00974 was inversely correlated with miR-122 and positively correlated with RhoA. In OSCC cells, LINC00974 overexpression resulted in upregulated, whereas overexpression of miR-122 led to downregulated RhoA. Moreover, downregulated miR-122 was observed after LINC00974 overexpression, whereas LINC00974 expression was not significantly affected by miR-122 overexpression. In invasion and migration assay, miR-122 overexpression resulted in reduced, whereas LINC00974 and RhoA overexpression resulted in increased rate of cancer cell migration and invasion. In addition, miR-122 overexpression reduced the effects of LINC00974 overexpression. Therefore, LINC00974 can downregulate miR-122 to upregulate RhoA in OSCC, thereby promoting cell invasion and migration.
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Name: Cancer biotherapy & radiopharmaceuticals
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Neoplasms composed of squamous cells of the epithelium. The concept does not refer to neoplasms located in tissue composed of squamous elements.
Morphological abnormalities of the cervical EPITHELIUM, usually revealed in PAP SMEAR, which do not meet the criteria for squamous CERVICAL INTRAEPITHELIAL NEOPLASIA or SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMAS of the CERVIX . It may be a sign of infection with certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV).or sign of a benign (not cancer) growth, such as a cyst or polyp or, in menopausal women, of low hormone levels. More testing, such as HPV test, may be needed.
Unusual tumor affecting any site of the body, but most often encountered in the head and neck. Considerable debate has surrounded the histogenesis of this neoplasm; however, it is considered to be a myoblastoma of, usually, a benign nature. It affects women more often than men. When it develops beneath the epidermis or mucous membrane, it can lead to proliferation of the squamous cells and mimic squamous cell carcinoma.
A carcinoma derived from stratified squamous epithelium. It may also occur in sites where glandular or columnar epithelium is normally present. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
A Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor that consists of two pleckstrin homology domains flanking central Ras-binding, Dbl-homology (DH) and PDZ domains. It stimulates GTP-GDP exchange of rho-like GTPases such as RAC1 PROTEIN; CDC42 PROTEIN; and RHOA PROTEIN, and functions to link extracellular signals to remodeling of the CYTOSKELETON for CELL ADHESION and CELL MOVEMENT.
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