MicroRNAs in pediatric central nervous system embryonal neoplasms: the known unknown.

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Abstract

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous short non-coding RNAs that repress post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression, while embryonal central nervous system tumors are the foremost cause of mortality in children suffering from a neoplasm. MiRNAs and their regulatory mechanisms are new to understand, while pediatric CNS tumors are difficult to comprehend. Therefore, identification of the link between them composes a major scientific challenge. The present study, reviewed the current knowledge on the role of miRNA in pediatric CNS embryonal tumors, attempting to collect the existing information in one piece of work that could ideally be used as a guide for future reference and research.
Original languageEnglish
Article number6
JournalJournal of Hematology & Oncology
Volume8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Feb 2015

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