Long Non-Coding RNAs in Obesity-Induced Cancer
AbstractMany mechanisms of obesity-induced cancers have been proposed. However, it remains unclear whether or not long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) play any role in obesity-induced cancers. In this article, we briefly discuss the generally accepted hypotheses explaining the mechanisms of obesity-induced cancers, summarize the latest evidence for the expression of a number of well-known cancer-associated lncRNAs in obese subjects, and propose the potential contribution of lncRNAs to obesity-induced cancers. We hope this review can serve as an inspiration to scientists to further explore the regulatory roles of lncRNAs in the development of obesity-induced cancers. Those findings will be fundamental in the development of effective therapeutics or interventions to combat this life-threatening adverse effect of obesity. View Full-Text
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Yau, M. .-C.; Xu, L.; Huang, C.-L.; Wong, C.-M. Long Non-Coding RNAs in Obesity-Induced Cancer. Non-Coding RNA 2018, 4, 19.
Yau M -C, Xu L, Huang C-L, Wong C-M. Long Non-Coding RNAs in Obesity-Induced Cancer. Non-Coding RNA. 2018; 4(3):19.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yau, Mabel .-C.; Xu, Lu; Huang, Chien-Ling; Wong, Chi-Ming. 2018. "Long Non-Coding RNAs in Obesity-Induced Cancer." Non-Coding RNA 4, no. 3: 19.
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