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Circulating microRNAs in Disease Diagnostics and their Potential Biological Relevance

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    Chapter 1 Introduction to microRNAs: Biogenesis, Action, Relevance of Tissue microRNAs in Disease Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Therapy-The Concept of Circulating microRNAs.
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    Chapter 2 Extracellular microRNAs in Membrane Vesicles and Non-vesicular Carriers
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    Chapter 3 Technical Aspects Related to the Analysis of Circulating microRNAs.
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    Chapter 4 Circulating Blood-Borne microRNAs as Biomarkers in Solid Tumors.
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    Chapter 5 Circulating microRNA as Biomarkers in Hematological Malignancies.
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    Chapter 6 Circulating microRNAs as Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Diseases.
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    Chapter 7 Circulating microRNAs in Neurodegenerative Diseases.
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    Chapter 8 Circulating Extracellular microRNA in Systemic Autoimmunity.
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    Chapter 9 Circulating microRNAs in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
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    Chapter 10 Circulating microRNAs in Diabetes Progression: Discovery, Validation, and Research Translation.
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    Chapter 11 Diagnostic Relevance of microRNAs in Other Body Fluids Including Urine, Feces, and Saliva.
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    Chapter 12 Circulating microRNAs as Hormones: Intercellular and Inter-organ Conveyors of Epigenetic Information?
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    Chapter 13 Are Circulating microRNAs Involved in Tumor Surveillance?
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    Chapter 14 Hypothetic Interindividual and Interspecies Relevance of microRNAs Released in Body Fluids.
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Chapter title
Circulating microRNAs as Hormones: Intercellular and Inter-organ Conveyors of Epigenetic Information?
Chapter number 12
Book title
Circulating microRNAs in Disease Diagnostics and their Potential Biological Relevance
Published in
EXS, January 2015
DOI 10.1007/978-3-0348-0955-9_12
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Book ISBNs
978-3-03-480953-5, 978-3-03-480955-9
Authors

Yoshioka, Yusuke, Katsuda, Takeshi, Ochiya, Takahiro, Yusuke Yoshioka, Takeshi Katsuda, Takahiro Ochiya

Abstract

The discovery of microRNAs (miRNAs) has created a paradigm shift not only in the traditional central dogma of molecular biology but also in the research of a variety of human diseases. Fourteen years after the discovery of miRNAs, there was another revolutionary finding: cells can shuttle miRNAs between each other via small lipid bilayer vesicles called exosomes. This exosome-mediated horizontal transfer of genetically encoded messages is now recognized as a means of intercellular communication. This chapter reviews the concept that miRNAs can function as hormones conveying epigenetic information.

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Student > Ph. D. Student 5 63%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 13%
Unspecified 1 13%
Student > Bachelor 1 13%
Researcher 1 13%
Other 0 0%
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Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 50%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 38%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 13%
Unspecified 1 13%

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