volume 10, issue 5, P1000-1014 2018
DOI: 10.18632/aging.101444
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Luca Falzone, Letizia Scola, Antonino Zanghì, Antonio Biondi, Antonio Di Cataldo, Massimo Libra, Saverio Candido

Abstract: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Currently, no effective early diagnostic biomarkers are available for colorectal carcinoma. Therefore, there is a need to discover new molecules able to identify pre-cancerous lesions. Recently, microRNAs (miRNAs) have been associated with the onset of specific pathologies, thus the identification of miRNAs associated to colorectal cancer may be used to detect this pathology at early stages. On these bases, the expression levels of …

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