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MicroRNA expression signature in human abdominal aortic aneurysms

Matthew C Pahl12, Kimberly Derr1, Gabor Gäbel3, Irene Hinterseher35, James R Elmore4, Charles M Schworer1, Thomas C Peeler2, David P Franklin4, John L Gray4, David J Carey1, Gerard Tromp1 and Helena Kuivaniemi1*

Author Affiliations

1 The Sigfried and Janet Weis Center for Research, Geisinger Clinic, 100 North Academy Avenue, Pennsylvania, 17822-2610, USA

2 Department of Biology, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA, USA

3 Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Technical University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany

4 Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Geisinger Clinic, Danville, PA, USA

5 Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charité Universitätsmedizin, Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany

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BMC Medical Genomics 2012, 5:25  doi:10.1186/1755-8794-5-25

Published: 15 June 2012

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Table S1. Samples used in microarray and real time qRT-PCR experiments.

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Table S2. List of the miRNAs which were found to have significantly different (nominal p < 0.05) expression in AAA (n = 5) compared to control tissue (n = 5).

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Table S3. List of other small RNAs with significantly different (nominal p < 0.05) expression in AAA (n = 5) compared to controls (n = 5).

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Table S4. A list of predicted target genes for miR-133a/miR-133b, miR-204, and miR-331-3p that were also upregulated in our prior microarray study.

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