publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

Roles of microRNA-15 family in normal and pathological late lung development

Sakkas, Elpidoforos;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
  • Country: Germany
MicroRNAs are key regulators of organogenesis and during the last years many studies focused on microRNA expression during embryonic development. To date, there is no study to report possible roles of microRNAs in late lung development and especially during the alveolarization process. The objective of this study was to identify microRNAs that are deregulated under hyperoxic conditions and to assess whether microRNA expression can be modulated in vivo. Lung microRNA expression screening was assessed at four time points under normoxic conditions by microRNA microarray; the time points were P2.5 and P3.5 (pre-septation), P5.5 (peak septation) and P14.5 (post-septa...
free text keywords: microRNA, lung development, Medical sciences Medicine, ddc:610
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