Shiwei Duan

Shiwei Duan
Zhejiang University City College · School of Medicine

Doctor of Philosophy

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LINC00324 is a 2082 bp intergenic noncoding RNA. Aberrant expression of LINC00324 was associated with the risk of 11 tumors and was closely associated with clinicopathological features and prognostic levels of 7 tumors. LINC00324 can sponge multiple miRNAs to form complex ceRNA networks, and can also recruit transcription factors and bind RNA-bindi...
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Background Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most prevalent pathological type of liver cancer worldwide with high mortality and poor prognosis. N6-methyladenosine (m6A) can modify RNAs such as mRNA, lncRNA, miRNA, and tRNA, thereby playing a critical role in the pathogenesis of HCC. However, the role of m6A-associated small nuclear RNA (snRNA)...
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MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of small non-coding RNAs ranging from 17 to 25 nt in length. miR-637 is down-regulated in most cancers and up-regulated only in clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC). miR-637 can target 21 protein-coding genes, which are involved in the regulation of cell growth, cell cycle, cell proliferation, epithelial-mesenchyma...
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DNA methylation is a crucial epigenetic modification in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and hepatitis C virus (HCV) can induce hepatocarcinogenesis. Nevertheless, the interaction mechanism between DNA methylation and HCV infection in HCC is still ambiguous. In this study, we performed a comprehensive meta-analysis to assess the contribution of DNA...
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miRNA is a class of endogenous short-chain non-coding RNAs consisting of about 22 nucleotides. miR-944 is located in the fourth intron of the TP63 gene in the 3q28 region. miR-944 is abnormally expressed in cancers in multiple systems including neural, endocrine, respiratory, reproductive, and digestive systems. miR-944 can target at least 27 prote...
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Background: The importance of promoter methylation in non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLCs) remains to be understood. Thus, we aimed to determine the diagnostic and prognostic value of methylation of the endothelial Per-Arnt-Sim (PAS) domain-containing protein 1 (EPAS1) promoter in NSCLC. Materials and Methods: EPAS1 promoter methylation levels were...
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LINC00461 is located in the intergenic region between the protein-coding genes MEF2C and TMEM161B. LINC00461 upregulation was associated with the risk of 13 tumors and was strongly associated with clinicopathologic features and poor prognosis in 11 tumors. LINC00461 is involved in resistance to four anticancer drugs, including sunitinib for renal c...
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Long intergenic noncoding RNA 00963 (LINC00963) is located on human chromosome 9q34.11. Aberrantly expressed LINC00963 often exerts oncogenic effects by regulating various cellular processes including proliferation, migration, invasion, EMT, and apoptosis. Overexpressed LINC00963 is associated with cancer clinicopathological features and poor cance...
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The lncRNA MIR4435-2 host gene (MIR4435-2HG) is located on human chromosome 2q13, and its expression is up-regulated in 18 tumors. MIR4435-2HG participates in 6 signaling pathways to promote tumorigenesis, including the TGF-β signaling pathway, Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway, MDM2/p53 signaling pathway, PI3K/AKT signaling pathway, Hippo signaling...
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miRNA is a small endogenous RNA and an important regulator of gene expression. miR-4443 is abnormally expressed in 12 diseases including cancer. The expression of miR-4443 is regulated by 3 upstream factors. miR-4443 has 12 downstream target genes. miR-4443 inhibits the expression of its target genes, thereby affecting the migration, proliferation,...
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Long intergenic noncoding RNA 00665 (LINC00665) is located on human chromosome 19q13.12. LINC00665 was upregulated in eighteen cancers and downregulated in two cancers. LINC00665 not only inhibits 25 miRNAs but also directly affects the stability of ten protein-coding genes. Notably, LINC00665 also encodes a micro-peptide CIP2A-BP that promotes tri...
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MiRNA accounts for 1–3% of genes but regulates more than 30% of gene expression in humans. This article analyzes the current deficiencies and challenges of miR-411 research and looks forward to the prospects of miR-411 in cancer. MiR-411 is a non-coding RNA located on chromosome 14. MiR-411 is abnormally expressed in a variety of cancers. The dysre...
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MiR-1908 is a miRNA located in the intron of the fatty acid desaturase 1 (FADS1) gene. The expression level of miR-1908 is abnormal in many diseases such as cancer. miR-1908 can inhibit the expression of at least 27 target genes by binding to the 3’ untranslated region (3’ UTR) of target genes. miR-1908 is involved in the biological processes of ce...
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miR-874 is located at 5q31.2, which is frequently deleted in cancer. miR-874 is downregulated in 22 types of cancers and aberrantly expressed in 18 types of non-cancer diseases. The dysfunction of miR-874 is not only closely related to the diagnosis and prognosis of tumor patients but also plays an important role in the efficacy of tumor chemothera...
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Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) is important in the study of cancer mechanisms. LINC00520 is located on human chromosome 14q22.3 and is a highly conserved long non-coding RNA. LINC00520 is widely expressed in various tissues. The expression of LINC00520 is regulated by transcription factors such as Sp1, TFAP4, and STAT3. The high expression of LINC005...
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Background: The occurrence and development of lung cancer are closely linked to epigenetic modification. Abnormal DNA methylation in the CpG island region of genes has been found in many cancers. Protein kinase C delta binding protein (PRKCDBP) is a potential tumor suppressor and its epigenetic changes are found in many human malignancies. This st...
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miRNAs play an important role in the occurrence and development of human cancer. Among them, hsa-mir-1269a and hsa-mir-1269b are located on human chromosomes 4 and 17, respectively, and their mature miRNAs (miR-1269a and miR-1269b) have the same sequence. miR-1269a is overexpressed in 9 cancers. The high expression of miR-1269a not only has diagnos...
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Front Cover: The cover image is based on the Review Article LINC00662: A new oncogenic lncRNA with great potential by Shiwei Duan et al., https://doi.org/10.1002/jcp.30599.
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miR-1301 is a newly discovered miRNA, which is abnormally expressed in 14 types of tumors. miR-1301 inhibits 23 target genes, forms a ceRNA network with 2 circRNAs and 8 lncRNAs, and participates in 6 signaling pathways, thereby affecting tumor cell proliferation, invasion, metastasis, apoptosis, angiogenesis, etc. Abnormal expression of miR-1301 i...
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Long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) plays an important regulatory role in the occurrence and development of human cancer. LINC00858 is a newly discovered lncRNA with a length of 2685 nucleotides. Existing studies have shown that LINC00858 has abnormally high expression levels in malignant tumors such as colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, hepatocellular ca...
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Abstract: The catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) is a candidate gene to provide promising evidence of psychiatric disorders, but there is a knowledge gap between the genetic factor and multiple physical activity-related injuries (PARIs). The aim of this study was to explore the contribution of COMT to the risk of PARIs among university students in...
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LINC00662 is located on chromosome 19q11 and is 2085 bp long. It is a long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) newly discovered. LINC00662 expression is upregulated in at least 14 tumors. In addition, the upregulation of LINC00662 expression is also closely related to the poor prognosis of cancer patients and resistance to radiotherapy and chemotherapy. LINC006...
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miR-873 is a microRNA located on chromosome 9p21.1. miR-873-5p and miR-873-3p are the two main members of the miR-873 family. Most studies focus on miR-873-5p, and there are a few studies on miR-873-3p. The expression level of miR-873-5p was down-regulated in 14 cancers and up-regulated in 4 cancers. miR-873-5p has many targeted genes, which have u...
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MicroRNA (miR)-490-3p and miR-490-5p, located on chromosome 7q33, are two independent mature products of miR-490 exerting distinct effects on tumor progression. miR-490-3p and miR-490-5p possess antitumor properties. miR-490-3p dysfunction has been associated with malignancies including colorectal cancer, while the abnormal function of miR-490-5p h...
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Recent studies have shown that miR‐802 is abnormally expressed in many tumors. miR‐802 is expressed at low levels in tissues and cells of gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, epithelial ovarian cancer, tongue squamous cell carcinoma, oral squamous cell carcinoma, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, laryngeal squamous c...
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MicroRNA is a small noncoding RNA that plays a role in regulating gene expression. miR-1271 is a tumor suppressor microRNA, which is related to the biological changes of many cancers. miR-1271 is considered a biomarker with a potential prognosis and high therapeutic value in tumors. Besides, the expression of miR-1271 is also regulated by many fact...
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Background: We aimed to investigate the association between institution trust and public responses to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Methods: An Internet-based, cross-sectional survey was administered on 29 January 2020. A total of 4393 adults ≥18 y of age and residing or working in the province of Hubei, central China were in...
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miR-940 is a microRNA located on chromosome 16p13.3, which has varying degrees of expression imbalance in many diseases. It binds to the 3'untranslated region (3'UTR) and affects the transcription or post-transcriptional regulation of target protein-coding genes. For a diversity of cellular processes including cell proliferation, migration, invasio...
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Interleukin-10 (IL10), a pleiotropic cytokine secreted by type-2 helper (Th2) T cells, contributes to the oncogenic activation or inactivation of tumor-suppressor genes. The present study investigated whether hypomethylation of IL10 CpG island (CGI) was associated with the risk of developing gastric cancer (GC) and the prognosis of patients with GC...
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Familial myeloproliferative disease (MPD) cases account for 7.6% of the global MPD cases. The present study reported 2 cases of primary myelofibrosis (PMF). The patients were two sisters; the older sister succumbed to the disease at the age of 37, whereas the younger sister maintained a stable disease status and gave birth to a son through in vitro...
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Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a common microvascular complication that may cause severe visual impairment and blindness in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Early detection of DR will expand the range of potential treatment options and enable better control of disease progression. Epigenetic dysregulation has been implicated in the path...
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Background The goal of our study is to investigate whether the methylation levels of AHCY and CBS promoters are related to the risk of cerebral infarction by detecting the methylation level of AHCY and CBS genes. Methods We extracted peripheral venous blood from 152 patients with cerebral infarction and 152 gender- and age-matched healthy controls...
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Studies have shown that non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs), especially long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs), play an important regulatory role in the occurrence and development of human cancer. Nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase-antisense 1 (NNT-AS1) is a newly-discovered cytoplasmic lncRNA. Many studies have shown that it has abnormally-high expression leve...
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MiR-4295, located on chromosome 10q25.2, is a unique miRNA with a wide range of biological functions. miR-4295 is widely expressed in vivo, participating in the biological processes of multiple cancers. Although miR-4295 is dysregulated in various cancers, it has also been found to have the function of inhibiting cancer. At the same time, the expre...
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ALOX12 encodes arachidonic acid 12-lipoxygenase that acts on different polyunsaturated fatty acid substrates to produce biologically active lipid mediators including eicosanes and lipoxins. ALOX12 protein plays an important role in inflammation and oxidation, while abnormal DNA methylation and genetic variants of ALOX12 are associated with various...
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Objective: The aim of this prospective randomized controlled clinical trial was to explore the relationship between GPX3 methylation and Pai-Neng-Da (PND) in the treatment of patients with low-risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Methods: There were 82 low-risk MDS patients who were randomly divided into the following two groups: androl, thalido...
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MiR-552 is a small non-coding RNA located on chromosome 1p34.3, and its expression level is significantly up-regulated in tissues or cells of various tumors. miR-552 can target multiple genes. These targeted genes play important regulatory roles in biological processes such as gene transcription and translation, cell cycle progression, cell prolife...
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miR-655 is a widely studied non-coding small RNA molecule. miR-655 is down-regulated in at least 15 cancers and up-regulated in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and breast cancer (BC) cell lines. The expression level of miR-655 is closely related to the prognosis of cancer patients. In addition, we summarize all genes that can be down-regulated by miR-...
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Background Previous study has shown LEPR is a candidate gene of prediction and treatment of gastric cancer (GC). The purpose of this study was to test whether LEPR methylation could predict the risk of GC. Materials and methods Tumor tissues and 5-cm adjacent non-tumor tissues from 117 newly diagnosed and untreated GC patients were collected for t...
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IL-10 is a regulator of inflammation and immunosuppression. IL-10 regulates a variety of immune cells to limit and stop the inflammatory response, and thus plays an important role in autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer. IL-10 is closely related to epigenetic modification, in which changes in DNA methylation of IL-10 gene can affec...
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The lincosamide family antibiotic lincomycin is a widely used antibacterial pharmaceutical generated by Streptomyces lincolnensis, and the high-yield strain B48 produces 2.5 g/L lincomycin, approximately 30-fold as the wild-type strain NRRL 2936. Here, the genome of S. lincolnensis B48 was completely sequenced, revealing a ~10.0 Mb single chromosom...
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MicroRNA (miRNA) is a noncoding single‐stranded RNA molecule that can regulate the posttranscriptional expression level of a gene by binding to the 3′‐untranslated region (3′‐UTR) of the target messenger RNA. miR‐543 is a kind of miRNA, which plays an important role in the occurrence and development of various human cancerous and noncancerous disea...
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Objective: Many population studies have shown that maternal prenatal nutrition deficiency may increase the risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in their offspring, but its potential transcriptomic effects on brain development are not clear. We aimed to investigate the transcriptional regulatory interactions between genes in particular pathways res...
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Background/aims: Fanconi anemia complement group F (FANCF) is known to be involved in DNA repair, and the overexpression of FANCF protein leads to cell proliferation and ultimately to cancer. The purpose of this study was to assess whether FANCF methylation was associated with colorectal cancer (CRC). Materials and methods: A case-control experi...
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Abnormal methylation of the TNFRSF10C and TNFRSF10D genes has been observed in numerous types of cancer; however, no studies have investigated the methylation of these genes in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The aim of the present study was to investigate the association between TNFRSF10C and TNFRSF10D methylation and NSCLC. Methylation levels...
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Background Since December 2019, pneumonia associated with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has emerged in Wuhan, China. The exponential increase of the confirmed number of cases of 2019n-CoV is of great concern to the global community. The fears and panic among residents in the epicenters have prompted diverse responses, which are understudie...
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The 2019-nCoV outbreak occurred near the Chinese Spring Festival transport period in Wuhan. As an important transportation center, the migration of Wuhan accelerated the spread of 2019-nCoV across mainland China. Based on the cumulative Baidu migration index (CBMI), we first analyzed the proportion of Wuhan's migrant population to other cities. Our...
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N4-acetylcytidine (ac4C) is often considered to be a conservative, chemically modified nucleoside present on tRNA and rRNA. Recent studies have shown extensive ac4C modifications in human and yeast mRNAs. ac4C helps to correctly read codons during translation and improves translation efficiency and the stability of mRNA. At present, the research of...
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Protein tyrosine phosphatase non-receptor type 11 (PTPN11) encodes the tyrosine phosphatase SHP-2 that is overexpressed in gastric cancer (GC). In the present study, the association of PTPN11 methylation levels with the incidence of GC and its correlation with SHP-2 overexpression were investigated. The methylation levels of PTPN11 in tumor and adj...
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Human serotonin receptor 4 (HTR4) encodes a 5-HT4 receptor involved in learning, memory, depression, anxiety, and feeding behavior. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) methylation of HTR4 promoter and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a disease characterized by communication disorder and re...
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Aims: Cytosine-phosphate-guanine single nucleotide polymorphisms (CpG SNPs) have been identified as new markers in human diseases. We aimed to evaluate the contribution of 29 CpG SNPs in the insulin signaling pathways to the risk of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Han Chinese. Materials and methods: We recruited 708 T2D subjects, 253 predi...
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Importance The self-perception of weight and weight loss attempts might promote weight loss and maintenance. Objective To examine trends in current measured body mass index (BMI) and weight, self-reported weight, self-perceived weight status, weight loss attempts, and weight loss strategies among adults in the United States. Design, Setting, and...
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Importance The American Heart Association (AHA) introduced the Life’s Simple 7 (LS7) metrics to assess and promote cardiovascular health. However, several shortcomings of these metrics have been identified. Therefore, a revised set of LS7 metrics was developed. Objectives To evaluate national trends in the metrics addressed by the revised LS7 and...
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Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of vision loss among older adults. The goal of this case-control study was to identify circulating miRNAs for the diagnosis of DR. The miRNeasy Serum/Plasma Kit was used to extract serum miRNAs. The μParaflo™ MicroRNA microarray was used to detect the expression levels of the miRNAs. The miRWalk al...
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The AGTR1 gene encodes angiotensin II receptor type 1, which is involved in cardiovascular diseases such as coronary heart disease (CHD). In the current study, we analyzed AGTR1 methylation level in a Han Chinese population by SYBR green-based quantitative methylation-specific PCR (qMSP). We collected blood samples from 761 CHD patients and 398 non...
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Background: Aging has often been linked to age-related vascular disorders. The elucidation of the putative genes and pathways underlying vascular aging likely provides useful insights into vascular diseases at advanced ages. Transcriptional regulatory network analysis is the key to describing genetic interactions between molecular regulators and th...
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Immunodeficiency, centromeric instability and facial anomalies syndrome (ICF) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder, which is characteristic of a severe impairment of immunity. In the genetic aspect, ICF is featured with mutations primarily located in the specific genes (DNMT3B for ICF1, ZBTB24 for ICF2, CDCA7 for ICF3, and HELLS for ICF4). The su...
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Knowledge gaps of the physical activity‐related injury (PARI) problem among general undergraduates exist. We conducted a study in four universities, where 1421 students graded 1‐3 were interviewed face‐to‐face during April and May after their completion of the baseline survey in March and April, 2017, aiming to describe the incidence and characteri...
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RASSF2 is a tumor suppressor gene closely related to gastric cancer. This meta-analysis was designed to assess the quality in the previous studies and establish the value of RASSF2 methylation in the prediction and prognosis of gastric cancer. The eligible literatures with publication deadline of May 3, 2019 were collected from PUBMED, EMBASE, CNKI...
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Background: Injuries and violence account for a substantial proportion of the global burden of disease in adolescents, especially among low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). We aimed to compare the prevalence of unintentional injuries and violence among young adolescents in LMICs. Methods: We did a secondary analysis of data from the G...
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Our study investigated the association of five genes with MCI in the Xinjiang Uygur population in China. In addition, we also analyzed the association between APOE methylation and MCI.Forty-three MCI and 125 controls were included in the present study. Genotyping was done by Sanger sequencing. DNA methylation assay was done using quantitative methy...
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Objective: To analyze the relationship between CDKN2A and CDKN2B gene methylation with aging in the general population. Methods: We collected peripheral blood samples from 284 male and 246 female healthy subjects for detection of methylation levels of CDKN2A and CDKN2B genes using quantitative methylation-specific PCR (qMSP). The relationship be...
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Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a chronic neurodegenerative disease. G protein coupled receptor 50 (GPR50) is a candidate gene for AD. The present study was designed to determine the association between GPR50 methylation and AD. The methylation levels of the GPR50 promoter in 51 patients with AD and 61 healthy controls were determined by bisulfite pyro...
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Objective Gout is a common inflammatory disease, and the prevalence of gout in men is significantly higher than in women. Catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) regulates dopamine activity and metabolism, thereby participating in the uric acid metabolism, which in turn affects the occurrence of gout. Our study aimed to investigate the association betw...
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Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common and serious types of malignancy worldwide. The embryonic ectoderm development (EED) gene is important to maintain transcriptional repressive states of genes over successive cell generations. The present study aimed to investigate the association between EED methylation and CRC. A total of 111 CRC ti...
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Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of the most common causes of death in the world. Numerous studies have shown that as the degree of atherosclerotic disease increases, leukocyte telomere length gradually decreases. Short telomeres increase the risk of all-cause death and cardiovascular death. However, the reported results are not consistent, sinc...