Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, the Affiliated Hospital of Guilin Medical College, Guilin, China
Background: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) have fundamental roles in tumorigenesis. MiR-675 is upregulated in hepatocellular carcinoma(HCC) cells. However, the roles of miR-675 in hepatocellular carcinogenesis are still not fully elucidated. In this study, we focus on investigating the effect and mechanism of miR-675 in proliferation of HCC cells. Materials and Methods: The cell proliferation was measured by MTT assays after transfection with miR-675 inhibitor and miR-675 mimics in HCC cells. The expression level of miR-675 was detected by real-time quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction. Protein expression of Cdc25A was measured by western blotting analysis. Results: In MTT assays, overexpression of miR-675 promoted the proliferation of HCC cells(PPPPp<0.05) after treatment with miR-675 mimics. The expression level of Cdc25A was significantly decreased (p<0.05) after treatment with miR-675 inhibitor. Conclusions: Our results indicate that miR-675 promotes the proliferation in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells by associating with Cdc25A signaling pathway.