Gene Symbol: MIR27A
Description: microRNA 27a
Alias: MIR27, MIRN27A
Species: human
Products:     MIR27A

Top Publications

  1. Urbich C, Kaluza D, Frömel T, Knau A, Bennewitz K, Boon R, et al. MicroRNA-27a/b controls endothelial cell repulsion and angiogenesis by targeting semaphorin 6A. Blood. 2012;119:1607-16 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, we show that miR-27a/b promotes angiogenesis by targeting the angiogenesis inhibitor SEMA6A, which controls repulsion of neighboring endothelial cells. ..
  2. Chhabra R, Adlakha Y, Hariharan M, Scaria V, Saini N. Upregulation of miR-23a-27a-24-2 cluster induces caspase-dependent and -independent apoptosis in human embryonic kidney cells. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e5848 pubmed publisher
  3. Shi D, Li P, Ma L, Zhong D, Chu H, Yan F, et al. A genetic variant in pre-miR-27a is associated with a reduced renal cell cancer risk in a Chinese population. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e46566 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that the pre-miR-27a rs895819 polymorphism can predict RCC risk in a Chinese population. Larger population-based prospective studies should be used to validate our findings. ..
  4. Acunzo M, Romano G, Palmieri D, Laganà A, Garofalo M, Balatti V, et al. Cross-talk between MET and EGFR in non-small cell lung cancer involves miR-27a and Sprouty2. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:8573-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, we identify both direct and indirect mechanisms by which miR-27a can regulate both MET and EGFR. Thus, we propose a mechanism for MET and EGFR axis regulation that may lead to the development of therapeutics in lung cancer. ..
  5. Shirasaki T, Honda M, Shimakami T, Horii R, Yamashita T, Sakai Y, et al. MicroRNA-27a regulates lipid metabolism and inhibits hepatitis C virus replication in human hepatoma cells. J Virol. 2013;87:5270-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this negative feedback mechanism might contribute to the maintenance of a low viral load and would be beneficial to the virus by allowing it to escape host immune surveillance and establish a persistent chronic HCV infection. ..
  6. Scheibner K, Teaboldt B, Hauer M, Chen X, Cherukuri S, Guo Y, et al. MiR-27a functions as a tumor suppressor in acute leukemia by regulating 14-3-3?. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e50895 pubmed publisher
    ..These data indicate that miR-27a contributes a tumor suppressor-like activity in acute leukemia cells via regulation of apoptosis, and that miR-27a and 14-3-3? may be potential therapeutic targets...
  7. Sun Q, Gu H, Zeng Y, Xia Y, Wang Y, Jing Y, et al. Hsa-mir-27a genetic variant contributes to gastric cancer susceptibility through affecting miR-27a and target gene expression. Cancer Sci. 2010;101:2241-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we were the first to show that a common polymorphism (rs895819) in hsa-mir-27a, by modulating miR-27a and ZBTB10 levels, acted as an important factor of the gastric cancer susceptibility. ..
  8. Venkatesh T, Nagashri M, Swamy S, Mohiyuddin S, Gopinath K, Kumar A. Primary microcephaly gene MCPH1 shows signatures of tumor suppressors and is regulated by miR-27a in oral squamous cell carcinoma. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54643 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study indicates for the first time that, in addition to its role in brain development, MCPH1 also functions as a tumor suppressor gene and is regulated by miR-27a. ..
  9. Xu L, Xiang J, Shen J, Zou X, Zhai S, Yin Y, et al. Oncogenic MicroRNA-27a is a target for genistein in ovarian cancer cells. Anticancer Agents Med Chem. 2013;13:1126-32 pubmed

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  1. Arisawa T, Tahara T, Shibata T, Nagasaka M, Nakamura M, Kamiya Y, et al. A polymorphism of microRNA 27a genome region is associated with the development of gastric mucosal atrophy in Japanese male subjects. Dig Dis Sci. 2007;52:1691-7 pubmed
    ..The miR-27a genome region polymorphism may be an important definitive factor to develop the gastric mucosal atrophy in Japanese male subjects. ..
  2. Li Z, Hu S, Xiao L, Wang J, Cai J, Yu L, et al. [Expression of microRNA 27a and its correlation with drug resistance in human ovarian cancer A2780/Taxol cells]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi. 2010;45:372-5 pubmed
    ..05). The expression of miR-27a is upregulated in A2780/Taxol cells, which may regulate MDR1 and P-gp expression by targeting HIPK2. ..
  3. Ma Y, Yu S, Zhao W, Lu Z, Chen J. miR-27a regulates the growth, colony formation and migration of pancreatic cancer cells by targeting Sprouty2. Cancer Lett. 2010;298:150-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This suggests the potential for miR-27a to be used as a target in the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic adenocarcinoma. ..
  4. Kontorovich T, Levy A, Korostishevsky M, Nir U, Friedman E. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in miRNA binding sites and miRNA genes as breast/ovarian cancer risk modifiers in Jewish high-risk women. Int J Cancer. 2010;127:589-97 pubmed publisher
    ..This study provides preliminary evidence for another regulatory level of penetrance of deleterious mutations in cancer predisposition genes. ..
  5. Tardif G, Hum D, Pelletier J, Duval N, Martel Pelletier J. Regulation of the IGFBP-5 and MMP-13 genes by the microRNAs miR-140 and miR-27a in human osteoarthritic chondrocytes. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2009;10:148 pubmed publisher
    ..Their effect on two genes involved in OA pathophysiology adds another level of complexity to gene regulation, which could open up novel avenues in OA therapeutic strategies. ..
  6. Zhao X, Yang L, Hu J. Down-regulation of miR-27a might inhibit proliferation and drug resistance of gastric cancer cells. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2011;30:55 pubmed publisher
    ..MiR-27a might play important roles in porliferation and drug resistance of gastric cancer. MiR-27a might be considered as a useful target for cancer therapy. ..
  7. Yang S, Wang K, Qian C, Song Z, Pu P, Zhang A, et al. A predicted miR-27a-mediated network identifies a signature of glioma. Oncol Rep. 2012;28:1249-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data may provide researchers with a better understanding of the mechanisms of the miR-27a-target network in glioma initiation and progression. ..
  8. Ben Ami O, Pencovich N, Lotem J, Levanon D, Groner Y. A regulatory interplay between miR-27a and Runx1 during megakaryopoiesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009;106:238-43 pubmed publisher
  9. Li Z, Hu S, Wang J, Cai J, Xiao L, Yu L, et al. MiR-27a modulates MDR1/P-glycoprotein expression by targeting HIPK2 in human ovarian cancer cells. Gynecol Oncol. 2010;119:125-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The deregulation of miR-27a may be involved in the development of drug resistance, regulating the expression of MDR1/P-gp, at least in part, by targeting HIPK2 in ovarian cancer cells. ..
  10. Li X, Mertens Talcott S, Zhang S, Kim K, Ball J, Safe S. MicroRNA-27a Indirectly Regulates Estrogen Receptor {alpha} Expression and Hormone Responsiveness in MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells. Endocrinology. 2010;151:2462-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, miR-27a indirectly regulates E2-responsiveness in MCF-7 cells through suppression of ZBTB10, thereby enhancing expression of ERalpha. ..
  11. Kang T, Lu W, Xu W, ANDERSON L, Bacanamwo M, Thompson W, et al. MicroRNA-27 (miR-27) targets prohibitin and impairs adipocyte differentiation and mitochondrial function in human adipose-derived stem cells. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:34394-402 pubmed publisher
    ..Pharmacological modulation of miR-27 function may provide a new therapeutic strategy for the treatment of obesity. ..
  12. Tang W, Yu F, Yao H, Cui X, Jiao Y, Lin L, et al. miR-27a regulates endothelial differentiation of breast cancer stem like cells. Oncogene. 2014;33:2629-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, miR-27a promotes angiogenesis by mediating endothelial differentiation of BCSLCs and it may be a new target for anti-angiogenesis cancer therapy. ..
  13. Min S, Li L, Zhang M, Liang X, Xie Y, He Q, et al. TGF-?-associated miR-27a inhibits dendritic cell-mediated differentiation of Th1 and Th17 cells by TAB3, p38 MAPK, MAP2K4 and MAP2K7. Genes Immun. 2012;13:621-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The repeated infusion of miR-27a-engineered DCs into tumor tissues accelerated tumor growth, indicating that miR-27a is a potential target for tumor immunotherapy. ..
  14. Tang W, Zhu J, Su S, Wu W, Liu Q, Su F, et al. MiR-27 as a prognostic marker for breast cancer progression and patient survival. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e51702 pubmed publisher
    ..001). High miR-27a expression is associated with poor overall survival in patients with breast cancer, which suggests that miR-27a could be a valuable marker of breast cancer progression. ..
  15. Wang Q, Li D, Li Z, Liu C, Xiao Y, Zhang B, et al. Upregulation of miR-27a contributes to the malignant transformation of human bronchial epithelial cells induced by SV40 small T antigen. Oncogene. 2011;30:3875-86 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations demonstrate that miR-27a functions as an oncogene in human tumorigenesis. ..
  16. Hezova R, Kovarikova A, Bienertova Vasku J, Sachlova M, Redova M, Vasku A, et al. Evaluation of SNPs in miR-196-a2, miR-27a and miR-146a as risk factors of colorectal cancer. World J Gastroenterol. 2012;18:2827-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest a lack of association between rs11614913, rs895819 and rs2910164 and colorectal cancer risk in the Central-European Caucasian population, a population with an extremely high incidence of sporadic colorectal cancer. ..
  17. Wang T, Xu Z. miR-27 promotes osteoblast differentiation by modulating Wnt signaling. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010;402:186-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study suggests miR-27 is an important mediator of osteoblast differentiation, thus offering a new target for the development of preventive or therapeutic agents against osteogenic disorders. ..
  18. Liu T, Tang H, Lang Y, Liu M, Li X. MicroRNA-27a functions as an oncogene in gastric adenocarcinoma by targeting prohibitin. Cancer Lett. 2009;273:233-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Down-regulation of prohibitin by miR-27a may explain why suppression of miR-27a can inhibit gastric cancer cell growth, further supporting that miR-27a functions as an oncogene. ..
  19. Zhang H, Li M, Han Y, Hong L, Gong T, Sun L, et al. Down-regulation of miR-27a might reverse multidrug resistance of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Dig Dis Sci. 2010;55:2545-51 pubmed publisher
    ..MiR-27a might play important roles in multidrug resistance of esophageal cancer. The further study of the biological functions of miR-27a might be helpful for developing possible strategies to treat esophageal cancer. ..
  20. Zhong S, Chen Z, Xu J, Li W, Zhao J. Pre-mir-27a rs895819 polymorphism and cancer risk: a meta-analysis. Mol Biol Rep. 2013;40:3181-6 pubmed publisher
    ..85, 95 % CI = 0.76 ~ 0.94, P heterogeneity = 0.48, I (2) = 0). The findings suggest that pre-mir-27a rs895819 polymorphism may have some relation to breast cancer susceptibility or cancer development in Caucasian. ..
  21. Kim T, Lee S, Yun S, Sun H, Lee S, Kim J, et al. Human microRNA-27a* targets Prf1 and GzmB expression to regulate NK-cell cytotoxicity. Blood. 2011;118:5476-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, NK-cell cytotoxicity is regulated, in part, by microRNA, and modulating endogenous miR-27a* levels in NK cells represents a potential immunotherapeutic strategy. ..
  22. Wu X, Bhayani M, Dodge C, Nicoloso M, Chen Y, Yan X, et al. Coordinated targeting of the EGFR signaling axis by microRNA-27a*. Oncotarget. 2013;4:1388-98 pubmed
    ..These findings identify miR-27a* as a functional star sequence that exhibits novel coordinated regulation of the EGFR pathway in solid tumors and potentially represents a novel therapeutic option. ..
  23. Zhu L, Wang Z, Fan Q, Wang R, Sun Y. microRNA-27a functions as a tumor suppressor in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma by targeting KRAS. Oncol Rep. 2014;31:280-6 pubmed publisher
    ..miR-27a exerts its tumor suppressor function through inhibition of the KRAS-related ERK pathways. Our findings suggest, for the first time, that miR-27a suppresses tumorigenesis of ESCC by targeting KRAS. ..
  24. Xu Y, Zhou M, Wang J, Zhao Y, Li S, Zhou B, et al. Role of microRNA-27a in down-regulation of angiogenic factor AGGF1 under hypoxia associated with high-grade bladder urothelial carcinoma. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2014;1842:712-25 pubmed publisher
  25. Lerner M, Lundgren J, Akhoondi S, Jahn A, Ng H, Akbari Moqadam F, et al. MiRNA-27a controls FBW7/hCDC4-dependent cyclin E degradation and cell cycle progression. Cell Cycle. 2011;10:2172-83 pubmed
    ..These data provide evidence for microRNA-mediated regulation of FBW7, and highlight the role of miR-27a as a novel factor fine-tuning the periodic events regulating cell cycle progression. ..
  26. Zhang Z, Liu S, Shi R, Zhao G. miR-27 promotes human gastric cancer cell metastasis by inducing epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Cancer Genet. 2011;204:486-91 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest an important role of miR-27 in regulating metastasis of gastric cancer and implicate the potential application of miR-27 in gastric cancer therapy. ..
  27. Chhabra R, Dubey R, Saini N. Cooperative and individualistic functions of the microRNAs in the miR-23a~27a~24-2 cluster and its implication in human diseases. Mol Cancer. 2010;9:232 pubmed publisher
  28. Zhu H, Wu H, Liu X, Evans B, Medina D, Liu C, et al. Role of MicroRNA miR-27a and miR-451 in the regulation of MDR1/P-glycoprotein expression in human cancer cells. Biochem Pharmacol. 2008;76:582-8 pubmed publisher
  29. Li X, Liu X, Xu W, Zhou P, Gao P, Jiang S, et al. c-MYC-regulated miR-23a/24-2/27a cluster promotes mammary carcinoma cell invasion and hepatic metastasis by targeting Sprouty2. J Biol Chem. 2013;288:18121-33 pubmed publisher
  30. Wang B, Ma N, Wang Y. Association between the hsa-mir-27a variant and breast cancer risk: a meta-analysis. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13:6207-10 pubmed
    ..83; 95%CI, 0.72-0.97; GG versus AA: OR = 0.86; 95% CI, 0.71-1.05; AG/GG versus AA: OR = 0.84; 95% CI, 0.75-0.94). These findings suggest that hsa-mir-27a rs895819 polymorphism may play an important role in breast cancer development. ..
  31. Yang R, Schlehe B, Hemminki K, Sutter C, Bugert P, Wappenschmidt B, et al. A genetic variant in the pre-miR-27a oncogene is associated with a reduced familial breast cancer risk. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010;121:693-702 pubmed publisher
    ..We hypothesize that the G-variant of rs895819 might impair the maturation of the oncogenic miR-27a and thus, is associated with familial breast cancer risk. ..
  32. Guttilla I, White B. Coordinate regulation of FOXO1 by miR-27a, miR-96, and miR-182 in breast cancer cells. J Biol Chem. 2009;284:23204-16 pubmed publisher
    ..We have identified a novel mechanism of FOXO1 regulation, and targeting of FOXO1 by microRNAs may contribute to transformation or maintenance of an oncogenic state in breast cancer cells. ..
  33. Liu G, Cao P, Chen H, Yuan W, Wang J, Tang X. MiR-27a regulates apoptosis in nucleus pulposus cells by targeting PI3K. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e75251 pubmed publisher
    ..This present study revealed that downregulated miR-27a might develop a novel intervention for IDD treatment through the prevention of apoptosis in Nucleus pulposus Cells. ..
  34. Huang D, Wang H, Liu R, Li H, Ge S, Bai M, et al. miRNA27a is a biomarker for predicting chemosensitivity and prognosis in metastatic or recurrent gastric cancer. J Cell Biochem. 2014;115:549-56 pubmed publisher
    ..024). In patients with MRGC, miRNA27a is a potential biomarker for predicting resistance to fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy and a novel prognostic marker for gastric cancer. ..
  35. Yang Q, Jie Z, Ye S, Li Z, Han Z, Wu J, et al. Genetic variations in miR-27a gene decrease mature miR-27a level and reduce gastric cancer susceptibility. Oncogene. 2014;33:193-202 pubmed publisher
    ..These results could be useful to assess individual susceptibility of gastric cancer and will improve our understanding of the potential contribution of miRNA SNPs to cancer pathogenesis. ..
  36. Xu Q, Tong J, Zhang C, Xiao Q, Lin X, Xiao X. miR-27a induced by colon cancer cells in HLECs promotes lymphangiogenesis by targeting SMAD4. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0186718 pubmed publisher
    ..Our finding implicated miR-27a as a potential target for new anticancer therapies in colon cancer. ..
  37. Colangelo T, Polcaro G, Ziccardi P, Pucci B, Muccillo L, Galgani M, et al. Proteomic screening identifies calreticulin as a miR-27a direct target repressing MHC class I cell surface exposure in colorectal cancer. Cell Death Dis. 2016;7:e2120 pubmed publisher
    ..These results may pave the way for better diagnosis, patient stratification and novel therapeutic approaches. ..
  38. Tian Y, Fu S, Qiu G, Xu Z, Liu N, Zhang X, et al. MicroRNA-27a promotes proliferation and suppresses apoptosis by targeting PLK2 in laryngeal carcinoma. BMC Cancer. 2014;14:678 pubmed publisher
  39. Shen S, Sun Q, Liang Z, Cui X, Ren X, Chen H, et al. A prognostic model of triple-negative breast cancer based on miR-27b-3p and node status. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e100664 pubmed publisher
    ..013 and 0.012, respectively). This model based on miRNA and node status covariates may be used to stratify TNBC patients into different prognostic subgroups for potentially individualized therapy. ..
  40. de Leeuw D, van den Ancker W, Denkers F, de Menezes R, Westers T, Ossenkoppele G, et al. MicroRNA profiling can classify acute leukemias of ambiguous lineage as either acute myeloid leukemia or acute lymphoid leukemia. Clin Cancer Res. 2013;19:2187-96 pubmed publisher
    ..miRNA-based classification of acute leukemia of ambiguous lineage might be of additional value in therapeutic decision making. ..
  41. Hou X, Tian J, Geng J, Li X, Tang X, Zhang J, et al. MicroRNA-27a promotes renal tubulointerstitial fibrosis via suppressing PPARγ pathway in diabetic nephropathy. Oncotarget. 2016;7:47760-47776 pubmed publisher
    ..Monitoring plasma miR-27a level and its association with PPARγ can be used to reflect the severity of renal TIF. Targeting miR-27a could be evaluated as a potential therapeutic approach for DN. ..
  42. Colangelo T, Polcaro G, Ziccardi P, Muccillo L, Galgani M, Pucci B, et al. The miR-27a-calreticulin axis affects drug-induced immunogenic cell death in human colorectal cancer cells. Cell Death Dis. 2016;7:e2108 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we provide the first evidence that miR-27a impairs the cell response to drug-induced ICD through the regulatory axis with calreticulin. ..
  43. Zhang L, Chen X, Shi Y, Zhou B, Du C, Liu Y, et al. miR-27a suppresses EV71 replication by directly targeting EGFR. Virus Genes. 2014;49:373-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, the inhibition of EGFR expression by miR-27a decreased the phosphorylation of Akt and ERK, which facilitate EV71 replication. These results suggest that miR-27a may have antiviral activity against EV71 by inhibiting EGFR. ..
  44. Ren Y, Fu F, Han J. MiR-27a modulates radiosensitivity of triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) cells by targeting CDC27. Med Sci Monit. 2015;21:1297-303 pubmed publisher
    ..Testing miR-27a expression might be a useful way to identify a subgroup of patients who will benefit from an IR-based therapeutic approach. ..
  45. Wang Y, Gong W, Yuan Q. Effects of miR-27a upregulation on thyroid cancer cells migration, invasion, and angiogenesis. Genet Mol Res. 2016;15: pubmed publisher
    ..05). In conclusion, miR-27a upregulation in thyroid cancer cells affects tumor cell migration, invasion, and angiogenesis by targeting downstream genes. Therefore, miR27a may act as a biomarker of thyroid cancer.
  46. Salvi A, Abeni E, Portolani N, Barlati S, De Petro G. Human hepatocellular carcinoma cell-specific miRNAs reveal the differential expression of miR-24 and miR-27a in cirrhotic/non-cirrhotic HCC. Int J Oncol. 2013;42:391-402 pubmed publisher
  47. Zhao Q, Li Y, Tan B, Fan L, Yang P, Tian Y. HIF-1α Induces Multidrug Resistance in Gastric Cancer Cells by Inducing MiR-27a. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0132746 pubmed publisher
    ..of the dual luciferase activity assay demonstrated that HIF-1α enhances the transcriptional activity of the miR27a promoter in cells transfected with a reporter plasmid containing the upstream promoter region of miR27a together ..
  48. Jung H, Phillips B, Patel R, Cohen D, Jakymiw A, Kong W, et al. Keratinization-associated miR-7 and miR-21 regulate tumor suppressor reversion-inducing cysteine-rich protein with kazal motifs (RECK) in oral cancer. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:29261-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our data show that keratinization is associated with poor prognosis of oral cancer patients and keratinization-associated miRNAs mediate deregulation of RECK which may contribute to the aggressiveness of tumors...
  49. Alvarez M, Khosroheidari M, Eddy E, Done S. MicroRNA-27a decreases the level and efficiency of the LDL receptor and contributes to the dysregulation of cholesterol homeostasis. Atherosclerosis. 2015;242:595-604 pubmed publisher
    ..The results presented here provide evidence supporting the potential of miR-27a as a novel therapeutic target for the prevention of atherosclerosis. ..
  50. Zhang N, Huo Q, Wang X, Chen X, Long L, Jiang L, et al. A genetic variant in pre-miR-27a is associated with a reduced breast cancer risk in younger Chinese population. Gene. 2013;529:125-30 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that the SNP rs895819 may serve as a risk factor for breast cancer in younger Chinese populations; however, larger population-based studies are needed to validate these findings. ..
  51. Wang N, Lu H, Chen W, Gan M, Cao X, Zhang J, et al. Primary microcephaly gene MCPH1 shows a novel molecular biomarker of human renal carcinoma and is regulated by miR-27a. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2014;7:4895-903 pubmed
    ..Our study indicates for the first time that, in addition to its role in brain development, MCPH1 also functions as a tumor suppressor gene and is directly regulated by miR-27a. ..
  52. Kang B, Park K, Green D, Bijli K, Searles C, Sutliff R, et al. Hypoxia mediates mutual repression between microRNA-27a and PPAR? in the pulmonary vasculature. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e79503 pubmed publisher
  53. Guo Y, Steitz J. 3'-Biotin-tagged microRNA-27 does not associate with Argonaute proteins in cells. RNA. 2014;20:985-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We report that biotinylated miR-27 does not efficiently associate with Ago compared to unmodified miR-27. These results suggest that 3'-end biotin-modified miRNAs are questionable monitors of miRNA function in cells. ..
  54. Mozos A, Catasus L, D Angelo E, Serrano E, Espinosa I, Ferrer I, et al. The FOXO1-miR27 tandem regulates myometrial invasion in endometrioid endometrial adenocarcinoma. Hum Pathol. 2014;45:942-51 pubmed publisher
    ..20 miRNAs differentially expressed in noninvasive (stage IA) and myoinvasive adenocarcinomas (stage IB and IC), miR27 was overexpressed in invasive adenocarcinomas, and its expression increased linearly according to stage...
  55. Chen S, Sun Y, Zhang Z, Li Y, Xu Z, Fu W. Transcriptional suppression of microRNA-27a contributes to laryngeal cancer differentiation via GSK-3?-involved Wnt/?-catenin pathway. Oncotarget. 2017;8:14708-14718 pubmed publisher
  56. Li J, Wang Y, Song Y, Fu Z, Yu W. miR-27a regulates cisplatin resistance and metastasis by targeting RKIP in human lung adenocarcinoma cells. Mol Cancer. 2014;13:193 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that up-regulation of miR-27a could suppress RKIP expression and in turn contribute to chemoresistance of lung adenocarcinoma cells to cisplatin. ..
  57. Sala Frigerio C, Lau P, Salta E, Tournoy J, Bossers K, Vandenberghe R, et al. Reduced expression of hsa-miR-27a-3p in CSF of patients with Alzheimer disease. Neurology. 2013;81:2103-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our pilot study highlights hsa-miR-27a-3p as a candidate biomarker for AD and provides the groundwork for further confirmation studies in larger cohorts and in other hospitals. ..
  58. Cao Y, Hu J, Fang Y, Chen Q, Li H. Association between a functional variant in microRNA-27a and susceptibility to colorectal cancer in a Chinese Han population. Genet Mol Res. 2014;13:7420-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we provide the first evidence that an miR-27a polymorphism contributes to CRC susceptibility in the Chinese Han population by modulating mature miR-27a expression. ..
  59. Zhou P, Xu W, Peng X, Luo Z, Xing Q, Chen X, et al. Large-scale screens of miRNA-mRNA interactions unveiled that the 3'UTR of a gene is targeted by multiple miRNAs. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e68204 pubmed publisher
    ..3%) of the nine prediction programs used here. Additionally, we noticed that a relatively high conservation level was shown at the miRNA 3' end targeted regions, as well as the 5' end (seed region) binding sites. ..
  60. Pan X, Xiao X, Qin H, Zhang Z, Li Z, Gao L, et al. MicroRNA variants and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis. Genet Mol Res. 2016;15: pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies should be carried out to validate these findings. ..
  61. Guo Y, Riley K, Iwasaki A, Steitz J. Alternative capture of noncoding RNAs or protein-coding genes by herpesviruses to alter host T cell function. Mol Cell. 2014;54:67-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, oncogenic ?-herpesviruses have evolved diverse strategies to converge on common targets in host T cells. ..
  62. Wang M, Sun J, Xu B, Chruściel M, Gao J, Bazert M, et al. Functional Characterization of MicroRNA-27a-3p Expression in Human Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Endocrinology. 2018;159:297-309 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our data provided evidence for a functional role of miR-27a-3p in the GCs' dysfunction that occurs in patients with PCOS. ..
  63. Peng H, Wang X, Zhang P, Sun T, Ren X, Xia Z. miR-27a promotes cell proliferation and metastasis in renal cell carcinoma. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015;8:2259-66 pubmed
    ..Additionally, Kaplan-Meier analyses and Cox proportional regression analysis suggest that miR-27a may be a potential biomarker for predicting the survival of RCC patients. ..
  64. Vychytilova Faltejskova P, Radova L, Sachlova M, Kosarova Z, Slaba K, Fabian P, et al. Serum-based microRNA signatures in early diagnosis and prognosis prediction of colon cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2016;37:941-950 pubmed publisher
    ..30; 95% CI 1.44-3.66; P < 0.0004). In summary, highly sensitive signatures of circulating microRNAs enabling non-invasive early detection and prognosis prediction of colon cancer were identified. ..
  65. Miao Y, Li J, Qiu X, Li Y, Wang Z, Luan Y. miR-27a regulates the self renewal of the H446 small cell lung cancer cell line in vitro. Oncol Rep. 2013;29:161-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that downregulation of miR-27a enhanced the stem-like properties of SCLC cells in vitro and may be critical to maintaining a stem cell function in SCLC. ..
  66. Wang W, Cheng B, Miao L, Mei Y, Wu M. Mutant p53-R273H gains new function in sustained activation of EGFR signaling via suppressing miR-27a expression. Cell Death Dis. 2013;4:e574 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, this work reveals a direct link between the gain-of-function of mutant p53 and miRNA and uncovers a novel mutant p53-273H/miR-27a/EGFR pathway that has an important role in promoting tumor development. ..