Role of the miR-200 target Quaking in alternative splicing during EMT and cancer progression [ 2014 - 2017 ]

Also known as: Role of the microRNA target Quaking in alternative splicing during cancer progression

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Researchers: Prof Gregory Goodall (Principal investigator) ,  Dr Philip Gregory

Brief description The spread of cancer to other organs involves cancer cells changing to a more aggressive state and is a major cause of cancer related death. MicroRNAs are a class of genes that control whether cancer cells become more aggressive by regulating other genes. In this project we will examine the function of a new microRNA target which controls the cancer cell aggression. The outcome will be a better understanding of how cancers spread and the identification of new therapeutic targets.

Funding Amount $AUD 443,160.41

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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