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Network motifs in the transcriptional regulation network of cervical carcinoma cells respond to EGF.
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PMID:  23188118     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
PURPOSE: Cervical carcinoma is the second most prevalent and the fifth most deadly malignancy seen in women worldwide. Dysregulated activation of EGF ErbB system has been implicated in diverse types of human cancer; however, it is elusive how it is regulated in human cervical cancer cells. We herein aimed to explore the mechanisms of cervical carcinoma response to epidermal growth factor (EGF), with a view of the pathways activated by EGF. METHODS: Using the GSE6783 affymetrix microarray data accessible from gene expression omnibus database, we first identified the differentially expressed genes between EGF-stimulated and -unstimulated samples. Then we constructed a regulation network and identified the network motifs. We also performed biological process and pathway enrichment analyses to functionally classify the genes in the regulation network. RESULTS: A total of 11 network motifs were identified in the regulation network. EGF treatment could increase the risk of cancer via dysregulation of cancer-related pathways and immune response pathways. CONCLUSIONS: Network motif analysis is useful in mining the useful information underlying the network. We hope our work could serve as a basis for further experimentation.
Su Fang Wu; Wen Yan Qian; Jia Wen Zhang; Yong Bin Yang; Yuan Liu; Yu Dong; Zhen Bo Zhang; Ya Ping Zhu; You Ji Feng
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai First People Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, No.100 Haining Road, Hongkou District, 200080, Shanghai, China,
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