Logo Medical Science Monitor

Call: +1.631.470.9640
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 02:00 pm EST

Contact Us

Logo Medical Science Monitor Logo Medical Science Monitor Logo Medical Science Monitor

25 April 2019 : Clinical Research  

Characterization of mRNA Expression and Endogenous RNA Profiles in Bladder Cancer Based on The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Database

Zhipeng Xu1ABC, Chuang Wang2D, Xuebao Xiang1E, Junming Li1F, Jiefu Huang1G*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.915487

Med Sci Monit 2019; 25:3041-3060

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Bladder cancer is a multifactorial disease with increasing incidence and mortality. Genetic alterations and altered expressions of mRNAs, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs), and miRNAs have been shown to play important roles in the tumorigenesis of bladder cancer. However, the functions of key RNAs and their regulatory network in bladder cancer are still to be elucidated.

MATERIAL AND METHODS: RNA profiles were downloaded from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) database. The differentially expressed mRNAs, lncRNAs, and miRNAs in bladder cancer were acquired through analyses of data from 414 bladder cancer tissues and 19 normal bladder tissues. Gene Ontology and Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes analysis was performed by using “DAVID6.8” and the R package “ClusterProfile”. Protein–protein interaction and competing endogenous RNA (ceRNA) networks were constructed by using “STRING” database and Cytoscape 3.6.2. Based on the clinical data and Cox regression, a prognosis model was established, and survival analysis was performed.

RESULTS: A total of 1819 mRNAs, 659 lncRNAs, and 160 miRNAs were identified as significantly differentially expressed in bladder cancer of which 52 mRNAs, 58 lncRNAs, and 22 miRNAs were incorporated in the ceRNA network. CFL2 and TPM2 were found to be downregulated and showed significant correlation to each other in bladder cancer. HOXB5 and 6 lncRNAs (ADAMTS9-AS1, AC112721.1, LINC00460, AC110491.1, LINC00163, and HCG22) were strongly associated with high-grade, disease stages, and overall survival.

CONCLUSIONS: In this study, we have identified differentially expressed mRNAs, lncRNAs, and miRNAs in bladder cancer which were strongly associated with oncogenesis and prognosis. Further experimental studies are necessary to validate these results.

Keywords: Gene Expression, MicroRNAs, RNA, Long Noncoding, Urinary Bladder Neoplasms, Databases, Genetic, gene ontology, Gene Regulatory Networks, Kaplan-Meier Estimate, Prognosis, RNA, Messenger, RNA, Neoplasm, Survival Analysis

0 Comments

Editorial

01 October 2022 : Editorial  

Editorial: Rebound COVID-19 and Cessation of Antiviral Treatment for SARS-CoV-2 with Paxlovid and Molnupiravir

Dinah V. Parums
Science Editor, Medical Science Monitor, International Scientific Information, Inc., Melville, NY, USA

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938532

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e938532

SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19

16 September 2022 : Review article  

Effects of Physiotherapy on Rehabilitation and Quality of Life in Patients Hospitalized for COVID-19: A Rev...

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938141  

03 October 2022 : Clinical Research  

Effect of Vitamin D Concentration on Course of COVID-19

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e937741

In Press

03 Oct 2022 : Clinical Research  

Evaluation of Orthodontic Mini-Implant Placement in the Maxillary Anterior Alveolar Region in 15 Patients b...

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.937949  

30 Sep 2022 : Clinical Research  

Correlation Between Trough Level of Abiraterone and Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Response in Metastatic ...

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.938091  

30 Sep 2022 : Review article  

A Review of the Biological Mechanisms of Dexmedetomidine for Postoperative Neurocognitive Disorders

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.937862  

29 Sep 2022 : Animal Research  

Effect of Antilogous Platelet-Rich Plasma on the Revascularization of Rabbit Prefabricated Flap

Med Sci Monit In Press; DOI: 10.12659/MSM.937718  

Most Viewed Current Articles

30 Dec 2021 : Clinical Research  

Retrospective Study of Outcomes and Hospitalization Rates of Patients in Italy with a Confirmed Diagnosis o...

DOI :10.12659/MSM.935379

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e935379

13 Nov 2021 : Clinical Research  

Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccination and Its Associated Factors Among Cancer Patients Attending the Oncology ...

DOI :10.12659/MSM.932788

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e932788

08 Mar 2022 : Review article  

A Review of the Potential Roles of Antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory Pharmacological Approaches for the Man...

DOI :10.12659/MSM.936292

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e936292

01 Nov 2020 : Review article  

Long-Term Respiratory and Neurological Sequelae of COVID-19

DOI :10.12659/MSM.928996

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e928996

Your Privacy

We use cookies to ensure the functionality of our website, to personalize content and advertising, to provide social media features, and to analyze our traffic. If you allow us to do so, we also inform our social media, advertising and analysis partners about your use of our website, You can decise for yourself which categories you you want to deny or allow. Please note that based on your settings not all functionalities of the site are available. View our privacy policy.

Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750