Disease Markers (2012-01-01)

Micro-RNA Expression in the Urinary Sediment of Patients with Chronic Kidney Diseases

  • Cheuk-Chun Szeto,
  • Kwan Bonnie Ching-Ha,
  • Lai Ka-Bik,
  • Lai Fernand Mac-Moune,
  • Choi Paul Cheung-Lung,
  • Wang Gang,
  • Chow Kai-Ming,
  • Li Philip Kam-Tao

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 33, no. 3
pp. 137 – 144


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Background: Evidence indicates that microRNAs (miRNA) play a role in the pathogenesis of chronic kidney diseases (CKD). We explored the possibility of using urinary miRNA as non-invasive biomarkers for CKD.