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Evaluation of microRNA expression in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cell lines and in primary culture of oral keratinocytes

Flavia Maziero Andreghetto, Maria Fatima Guarizo Klingbeil, Renata Machado Soares, Roberta Sitnik, Décio dos Santos Pinto Junior, Monica Beatriz Mathor, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao2149

ABSTRACTObjective:Functional in vitro studies are fundamental to understand the role of microRNAs, small non coding RNA molecules that function as post-transcriptional regulators, in cancer. The objective of this study was to determine the applicability of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cell lines and human oral keratinocytes as models for functional studies on microRNAs previously identified as deregulated in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.Methods:The expression level of four microRNAs was assessed in cell lines and in primary cultures of […]