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XISTX Inactive-Specific Transcript (genetics)
XISTCandidate Gene for X-Inactivation Center
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Long noncoding RNA XIST promotes cell growth and invasion through regulating miR-497/MACC1 axis in gastric cancer.
Increased expression of long non-coding RNA XIST predicts favorable prognosis of cervical squamous cell carcinoma subsequent to definitive chemoradiation therapy.
Xue et al., "Knockdown of long non-coding RNA XIST exerts tumor-suppressive functions in human glioblastoma stem cells by up-regulating miR-152," Cancer Letters, vol.
So far, many miRNAs and lncRNAs, such as miRNA has-let-7a-5p and lncRNA XIST in the prostate, have been found to be associated with prostate tumors.
Wang et al., "Long noncoding RNA XIST promotes malignancies of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma via regulation of miR-101/EZH2," Oncotarget, vol.
Warshawsky, "Tsix, a gene antisense to Xist at the X-inactivation centre," Nature Genetics, vol.
Geng, "Combined identification of long non-coding RNA XIST and HIF1A-AS1 in serum as an effective screening for non-small cell lung cancer," International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, vol.
Researchers found that the gene XIST, which is responsible for inactivating one of the two copies of the X chromosome in cells that store genetic material, works overtime in female patients with mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder, major depression, and schizophrenia.
Enox, a novel gene that maps 10 kb upstream of Xist and partially escapes X inactivation.
The artistry on display in History Witch drew the attention of Xist Publishing who collaborated with Lisa to develop Women in History, a series of elementary school books for girls focused on women's contributions throughout history.
lncRNAs play a critical role in the regulation of imprinting, exemplified by the long intergenic RNA Air, and X-chromosome inactivation by X-inactive specific transcript (Xist) (8, 17).
Engreitz et al., "The Xist lncRNA Exploits Three-Dimensional Genome Architecture to Spread across the X Chromosome," Science 341 (2013): 6147.