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Table 4 Selected miRNAs associated with human cancers

From: Finding microRNA regulatory modules in human genome using rule induction

miRNA Function Type of cancer References
hsa-miR-143 Tumor suppressor Colorectal, colon and breast cancer [24]
hsa-miR-27b Tumor suppressor Colon cancer [25]
hsa-miR-145 Tumor suppressor Breast cancer [24, 28]
hsa-miR-125b Tumor suppressor Breast cancer, Hodgkin lymphoma [28, 40]
hsa-miR-155 Oncogene Breast colon, and lung cancer [28, 41]
hsa-miR-17-5p Oncogene MYC, Lung cancer and B-cell lymphomas [42]
hsa-miR-15a Tumor suppressor B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia [43]
hsa-miR-221 Tumor suppressor Papillary thyroid carcinoma, lung cancer [40, 42, 44]
hsa-miR-181b Tumor suppressor Colorectal and colon cancer [25, 45, 46]
hsa-miR-19a Tumor suppressor B-cell lymphoma [42]
hsa-miR-200c Tumor suppressor Papillary thyroid carcinoma, B-cell lymphoma, colorectal cancer [42, 46]
hsa-miR-222 Oncogene Papillary thyroid carcinoma [42]
hsa-miR-146 Oncogene Papillary thyroid carcinoma, breast cancer [41, 42]
hsa-miR-26a Tumor suppressor Colorectal cancer [46]
hsa-miR-25 Tumor suppressor Conlon cancer [25, 41]
hsa-miR-181a Unknown Acute myeloid leukaemia [47]
hsa-miR-126 Tumor suppressor Breast cancer metastasis [48]
hsa-let-7d/e Tumor suppressor Lung cancer [49]
hsa-miR-27a Oncogene Breast cancer [50]
hsa-miR-125a Tumor suppressor Breast cancer [28]
  1. Several miRNAs in our module set were confirmed to be related to human cancers (including breast, lung, colon, and colorectal cancer).