MiR-221 as a Pre- and Postoperative Plasma Biomarker for Larynx Cancer Patients

Yilmaz S. S., Guzel E., Karatas O. F., YILMAZ M. Y., Creighton C. J., ÖZEN M.

LARYNGOSCOPE, vol.125, no.12, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 125 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/lary.25332
  • Journal Name: LARYNGOSCOPE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers, larynx cancer, microRNA, miR-221, plasma, PROSTATE CARCINOMA, EXPRESSION, MICRORNAS
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: No


Objective: In order to identify a plasma microRNA (miRNA) signature of larynx cancer (LCa), we examined miRNAs profile of plasma samples obtained from 30 LCa patients (preoperative and postoperative serum samples) and 30 healthy controls.