Saad R, Chen Z, Zhu S, Jia P, Zhao Z, Washington MK, Belkhiri A, El-Rifai W. Deciphering the unique microRNA signature in human esophageal adenocarcinoma. PloS one. 8(8). e64463. PMID: 23724052 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3665888
Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is characterized by a steep rise in incidence rates in the Western population. The unique miRNA signature that distinguishes EAC from other upper gastrointestinal cancers remains unclear. Herein, we performed a comprehensive microarray profiling for the specific miRNA signature associated with EAC. We validated this signature by qRT-PCR.