LINking microRNAs, kidney development, and Wilms tumors

Peter Hohenstein, Nick Hastie

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Abstract / Description of output

In this issue of Genes & Development, Urbach and colleagues (pp. 971-982) provide compelling data suggesting a role for LIN28 in the pathogenesis of a significant percentage of Wilms tumors. These data extend our insights in the genetics underlying Wilms tumor development and emphasize the importance of stemness and microRNA-mediated processes in the origins of these tumors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)923-5
Number of pages3
JournalGenes & Development
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2014

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Lin28
  • Wilms Tumor


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