miRNAs in Human Prostate Cancer

Ernest K. Amankwah, Jong Y. Park

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationToxicology and Epigenetics
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781119976097
StatePublished - Aug 8 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Biogenesis, function, target of miRNAs, role of miRNAs in cancer
  • MiRNA expression studies on human prostate tumor samples
  • MiRNAs as oncogenes and tumor suppressors
  • MiRNAs in human prostate cancer
  • MiRNAs, critical functions in gene expression/dysregulation in tumorigenesis
  • Role of microRNAs (miRNAs) in prostate cancer
  • Secondary structures of mRNA, and target recognition site
  • Tumor-suppressive role of miRNAs in prostate cancer, in cell migration/invasion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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