volume 18, issue 2, P57-59 2012
DOI: 10.1590/s1676-26492012000200008
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Abstract: BACKGROUND: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small RNA molecules (21-24 nt) that negatively regulate gene expression, either by repression of translation or by degradation of messenger RNA. These molecules are involved in many important processes including cell differentiation, neurogenesis, formation of nervous system and others. Mesial temporal lobe epilepsy and epilepsy caused by cortical dysgenesis are among the leading causes of drug resistant epilepsy. OBJECTIVES: The objectives of this study were to characterize …

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